silicon valley

Most African-American men have to shave. And when they do, they might have Tristan Walker to thank. The financial trader turned entrepreneur is the founder of Bevel, which hopes to solve the irritation and razor bump problem that plagues many African-American shavers. Walker, 32, a Queens, N.Y. native, founded Walker and Company, one of the […]

Apple’s workforce is still predominately White and male.

Mourners gathered at St. Paul Cathedral on Thursday to pay their respects to Philando Castile, the 32-year-old Minnesota man who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop. During the service, several people who were close to Castile spoke highly of his character. Rev. Steve Daniels Jr. spoke out: “Once again we have the […]

Google.org's decision comes after the Mountain View, California tech giant announced plans this spring to recruit more women and people of color into one of the best paid growth industries in the nation.

Silicon Valley‘s diversity problem is well-known. As Bloomberg reported last fall, Black and Hispanic people combined only had 6 percent of the tech jobs at four…

One thing civil rights activists must do is keep the public’s attention on serious matters. Still, even they have a sense of humor. One would…

Despite the fact that we have Black people in positions of power throughout government, including the White House, Black economic progress won’t necessarily come from the…

Diversity in Silicon Valley has become a hot topic lately. Wayne Sutton, a former partner at the New Me accelerator and founder of Pitch To, says there are tons of African-Americans throughout the country doing amazing things in the field of technology, but a lot of people just haven’t heard about them. “The bias in Silicon Valley […]

Tristan Walker, CEO of Walker & Company Brands joined Roland Martin CEO of Walker Brand & Company to discuss joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to…

While Patricia Arquette is standing up for wage equality, Hillary Clinton is calling for greater female representation in the Tech industry. The former Secretary of…

Silicon Valley is known for many things — it’s thriving startup culture, the birthplace of Apple and leading the world in innovative technology and engineering…