Tagged With "STEM AND AFRICAN AMERICANS"

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Changing the Face of Diversity in Tech: Our CBC Tech 2020 African American Inclusion Plan

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Changing the Face of Diversity in Tech: Our CBC Tech 2020 African American Inclusion Plan APRIL 21, 2016 BY TASKRABBIT Diversity — of thought, of ethnicity, of gender, of sexual orientation — any way you define it, it’s an essential piece of shaping ideas that can impact the world in meaningful ways. In the world of technology, it’s common knowledge that we don’t have enough of it. Underrepresentation of minorities and women has run rampant within the tech industry for decades, and though...
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Report: Black Professionals Are Still Lagging Behind in the Physical Sciences

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Report: Black Professionals Are Still Lagging Behind in the Physical Sciences November 24, 2015 | Posted by Ricky Riley According to a newly release report by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and Statistical Research Center (SRC), Blacks are underrepresented in physical science careers. “More African-Americans are getting college degrees in all subjects, but this growth is not seen in science and engineering,” said Laura Merner, a principal research associate at AIP and author of the...
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LeBron James Launches I PROMISE Program to Help At-Risk Youths Make It Through High School

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LeBron James Launches I PROMISE Program to Help At-Risk Youths Make It Through High School By Tanasia Kenney - April 13, 2017 LeBron James’ I PROMISE school in Akron, Ohio, is slated to open its doors in the fall of 2018. (Photo by Angelo Merendino/Corbis via Getty Images) As part of his ongoing commitment to help students reach their fullest potential, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James on Tuesday, April 11, announced a partnership between the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron...
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The National Science Foundation Is Under Funding HBCUs

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The National Science Foundation Is Under Funding HBCUs The National Science Foundation, which operates on a $7 billion budget, contributes very little funding to support STEM at HBCUs by Jared Brown Posted: September 14, 2016 A- A A+ (Image: iStock.com/PeopleImages) The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is an inter-agency between the White House and the Department of Education. The Initiative was established by an executive order in 1980 via President...
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Negroes Need Not Apply: The EU-Africa Malta Conference

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Negroes Need Not Apply: The EU-Africa Malta Conference Submitted by Dr. Marsha Cole... on Tue, 12/01/2015 - 12:12 neocolonialism by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo Desperate to stem the “blackening” of the white homeland, the European Union last month offered billions in bribes to African governments to keep their citizens at home. “The goal of the ‘cash on the table’ deal was to place the responsibility for denying Africans refugee status in Europe on the shoulders of...
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13 Top STEM Fields Every Black Student Should Consider And Why

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Blerds Blerds: Your hub for Blerd news, mobilized by AT&T. TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION LIFESTYLE THE ARTS AT&T 13 Top STEM Fields Every Black Student Should Consider And Why August 12, 2014 | Posted by blerds staff Tagged With: black education , Black Engineers , Black Scientist , black students , highest paying stem jobs , STEM fields Science and technology hold the key to development and poverty reduction within Black communities worldwide. The U.S. workforce could employ as many as...
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Re: US Economic Inequity Stems From White Supremacy

EbonyRose ·
Amen to that!! But .. it's not just the tax code. The inequity created by White supremacy is something that is embedded in ALL facets of American society.
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US Economic Inequity Stems From White Supremacy

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US Economic Inequity Stems From White Supremacy  By: Imara Jones | Posted: December 25, 2012 at 12:16 AM  32   EmailPrintText Size   Fuse/ThinkstockAs Americans await a fiscal-cliff solution that...
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Re: 13 Top STEM Fields Every Black Student Should Consider And Why

Xumbrarchist ·
Here is the problem: intellectual preparation before college. If a student did not take 4 years of math in high school how ready are they for engineering in college? I clearly remember two White boys in my class at the end of sophomore year dropping out of math after the two required years. I asked them why they were doing it. They both looked at me like I was CRAZY. OK, I was a math nerd. To me math was one of the few fun classes. But let's not pretend anybody can just get through STEM...
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