An African American blog of politics, culture, and social activism.
By: Kimberly Bryant
When I was first introduced to computer programming, as a freshman in Electrical Engineering, Fortran and Pascal were the popular languages for newbies in computing and the Apple Macintosh was the new kid on the block. I remember being excited by the prospects, and looked forward to embarking on a rich and rewarding [...]
In just a few short years, SuperDre has brought her unique sound and contagious stage energy to packed dance floors and events across the nation.
Releasing her funky, minimal techno sound on her boutique label, Bass Candi, SuperDre thrives in the live environment delivering most of her sets on turntables along with midi controllers, an art [...]
By : Alexandra Zawia
At the Locarno Film Festival to pick up the Golden Leopard Honor Award, the singer and actor also talks about his fears of a Fourth Reich and why Mitt Romney shouldn’t be president.
Harry Belafonte, at 85, is as active and activist as ever. At the Locarno Film Festival, despite walking with [...]
Books may not exactly be the final frontier, but how we read is certainly in transition.
So when “Reading Rainbow” host and “Star Trek” actor LeVar Burton saw a need and opportunity for reconnecting today’s youth with a love of reading, he decided to make it so.
“It is no longer appropriate for me as an [...]
by Amy Standen
July 23, 2012 from KQED
If there is a founding ethos in the world of high-tech startups, it’s this: The idea is everything. Facebook’s initial public offering might have seemed like the perfect illustration. A simple concept, conceived by a college student, became a $100 billion empire in just 8 years.
But if you look [...]
From The Washington Post
Seven in 10 American adults online are using video sharing sites such as YouTube, with minority users leading the way, according to a report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
And much of the video streaming is being done on mobile devices, according to a separate study, which reported that YouTube [...]
By Aaron Foley | MLive.com
Published: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 11:51 AM Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 12:05 PM
Considering the weather we’ve had lately, there’s a chance there could be rain during Monday’s parade for Cass Technical High School’s football team.
If only that were the only rain the team had to worry [...]
SXSW Interviews Tristan Walker Head of Business Development for social-networking website Foursquare. Foursquare is a location-based social networking website for mobile devices, such as smartphones. Users “check-in” at venues using a mobile website, text messaging or a device-specific application by selecting from a list of venues the application locates nearby. Location is based on GPS [...]
Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and educated in the Cleveland Public Schools, Adam Banks received his BA in English from Cleveland State University, and his MA and PhD both in English from Penn State University. Professor Banks is currently Associate Professor of Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media at the University of Kentucky, where [...]
Press Release By: Austin Miller ICED Media
ADCOLOR Twitter: @ADCOLOR
ADCOLOR Webiste: www.ADCOLOR.org
The ADCOLOR® Industry Coalition is a 501(c)(6) trade association that was founded in 2005. The AIC seeks to support and inspire professionals of color and diversity champions within the advertising, marketing and media industries.
As its first initiative, The ADCOLOR® Industry Coalition launched ADCOLOR® and The [...]