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Journalists Blast Facebook’s Zuckerberg for ‘Free Expression’ Speech
November 8, 2019
A growing group of publishers, news gatherers, journalists, photographers, and other professionals, the Save Journalism Project’s is to educate and activate journalists across the country to tell the story of big tech's threat to journalism. ... read more »
States Led by Texas Target Google in New Antitrust Probe
September 12, 2019
The Monday announcement closely followed one from a separate group of states Friday that disclosed an investigation into Facebook’s market dominance. The two probes widen the antitrust scrutiny of big tech companies beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations and enforcement action by European regulators. ... read more »
Effie T. Brown is All In — Duly Noted — Making Moves Her Way!
May 24, 2019
I’ll do my best to try and paint a picture of film, digital and television producer Effie T. Brown, but it’s hard to do with just words. Brown is the reason Podcasts were invented, meaning that her tone often reveals what she’s really saying versus what you just heard her say. ... read more »
Chevrolet and NNPA Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship Launches its Fourth Year!
May 9, 2019
Each year since 2016, General Motors’ Chevrolet brand has partnered with the NNPA, a trade association that represents more than 200 African American-owned newspapers and media companies around the country. The Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellowship provides a $10,000 scholarship, $7,500 stipend and the road trip of a lifetime to between six and eight students selected for the honor. ... read more »
African Americans Were Russian Targets in 2016 Election
January 3, 2019
The Senate Intelligence Committee released two reports this week about Russian meddling in the 2016 election. They both highlight the efforts by the Internet Research Agency (IRA) in St. Petersburg to influence black voters. The IRA is owned by Yevgeny V. Prigozhin, a good friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin. ... read more »
NBA All-Star Voting 2019 Presented By Google is in Full Swing
December 27, 2018
Google Becomes the Presenting Partner of NBA All-Star Voting for First Time. Fan Voting Across Google, NBA.com and NBA App from Dec. 25 to Jan. 21; Includes Five “2-for-1 Days” When Votes Count Twice ... read more »
Criminal Justice Reform Long Overdue for Black America
November 29, 2018
For 40 long years, until North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue signed “Pardons of Innocence” documents for each member of the Wilmington Ten (including myself), the issues of unjust and disproportionate mass incarceration, bail reform, racism in the judiciary, prosecutorial misconduct, and reentry challenges were not matters of partisanship, but were matters of fundamental civil and human rights. ... read more »
Civil Rights Town Hall Focuses on Financial State of Black Angelenos
April 26, 2018
The town hall provided an opportunity to discuss relevant issues with a variety of experts and leaders. The event featured keynote speaker Valeisha Butterfield Jones of Google, as well as a panel discussion with Lori R. Gay, brand strategist, Sheila Coates, financial psychologist, Anita R. Johnson, AARP California’s associate state director for multicultural outreach, Jennifer L. Hopson and urban planning scholar Andre Comandon. NABJ – LA Vice President Jarrett Hill served as emcee and moderator. ... read more »
Defining Justice Forum Engages Conversation with Hollywood and Politicians
November 16, 2017
Google and the Atlantic publication invited California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and others to discuss criminal justice reform. ... read more »
Google Event Combines Tech & Fashion For High School Students
October 19, 2017
The event had various interactive exhibits designed by high school students. Exhibits included electronic emoji backpacks, phone app controlled neckties, and 3D printed ice pops ... read more »
Local STEAM Students Begin Tour, Teach Technology To Other Students
August 10, 2017
Dorsey students go on tour of major technology companies in spite of setbacks and challenges. ... read more »
Auto Review: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
June 22, 2017
Chevrolet has continued to develop advanced vehicles to meet the needs of a diverse group of drivers and their different lifestyles. ... read more »
From Compton to Google Anthony Mays shares his story on how computers changed his life.
December 22, 2016
As a kid growing up in Compton, Anthony Mays thought that people like him couldn't get a job in computer science, but he is now a software engineer for the most visited site in the world, Google. ... read more »
Google Talks Diversity in Computer Science 
December 7, 2016
Over a hundred people of different backgrounds came together to discuss making computer science an option for the youth.  ... read more »
Rainbow Coalition & Google Present: #PUSHTECH2020
August 4, 2015
Rainbow Push Coalition And Google Present: "Dream Makers, Risk Takers And Money Makers: Diversity And Inclusion In Tech Forum" In Los Angeles ... read more / watch video »
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