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Apple’s Diversity Numbers Remain Stagnant

As tech companies in Silicon Valley strive to make their workforces more diverse, many of them have remained stagnant when it comes to progression. One of those companies is Apple.

Apple’s workforce is still predominately White and male, reports Recode.

Apple’s Diversity Numbers Remain Stagnant

As tech companies in Silicon Valley strive to make their workforces more diverse, many of them have remained stagnant when it comes to progression. One of those companies is Apple.

Apple’s workforce is still predominately White and male, reports Recode.

Apple’s Diversity Numbers Remain Stagnant

As tech companies in Silicon Valley strive to make their workforces more diverse, many of them have remained stagnant when it comes to progression. One of those companies is Apple.

Apple’s workforce is still predominately White and male, reports Recode.

Here Are The Biggest Reveals From Google’s Latest Event

Google Hosts Its Annual I/O Developers Conference

Today, Google took to the stage at its San Francisco headquarters to show the world what its been working on for the past year. Aside from the expected new phones, Google is also looking toward the future with a major push in Artificial Intelligence to make it even easier to communicate with the internet.

Jesse Williams Joins Forces With Scholarship-Finding App “Scholly”

Jesse Williams was an educator before he was an actor, and now he’s joined forces with an app to make sure students find scholarships for college.

Williams has joined forces with 24-year-old Scholly App creator Christopher Gray, to help students access millions in scholarship money.

Just What We Need In 2016, A Dating App That Lets You Choose Matches By Skin Tone And Hair Texture

Smoochr

Smoochr

The paper bag test lives on in digital form, thanks to a dating app for black people titled Smoochr and, sadly, the creators aren’t the least bit shy or ashamed about their divisive creation.

Husband Makes Black Game Developer Barbie For His Wife After Noticing Mattel’s Lack Of Diversity

Mattel recently released a Game Developer Barbie in efforts to break gender stereotypes in the STEM industry; but one thing the toy company failed to do was feature the doll in different ethnicities. The only available option was a White doll with red hair. After noticing this while picking up a doll for his wife who is a Black game developer, Marcus Montgomery was prompted to come up with a solution of his own.

Husband makes Black Game Developer Barbie for wife after noticing Mattel’s lack of diversity

Mattel recently released a Game Developer Barbie in efforts to break gender stereotypes in the STEM industry; but one thing the toy company failed to do was feature the doll in different ethnicities. The only available option was a White doll with red hair. After noticing this while picking up a doll for his wife who is a Black game developer, Marcus Montgomery was prompted to come up with a solution of his own.

Husband Makes Black Game Developer Barbie For His Wife After Noticing Mattel’s Lack Of Diversity

Mattel recently released a Game Developer Barbie in efforts to break gender stereotypes in the STEM industry; but one thing the toy company failed to do was feature the doll in different ethnicities. The only available option was a White doll with red hair. After noticing this while picking up a doll for his wife who is a Black game developer, Marcus Montgomery was prompted to come up with a solution of his own.

Husband Makes Black Game Developer Barbie For His Wife After Noticing Mattel’s Lack Of Diversity

Mattel recently released a Game Developer Barbie in efforts to break gender stereotypes in the STEM industry; but one thing the toy company failed to do was feature the doll in different ethnicities. The only available option was a White doll with red hair. After noticing this while picking up a doll for his wife who is a Black game developer, Marcus Montgomery was prompted to come up with a solution of his own.

So Now There’s Noirebnb & Noirbnb to Combat #AirBnBWhileBlack

Noirebnb

Noirebnb / Rohan Gilkes

Two separate companies have recently launched to combat discrimination black customers of AirBnB have faced. Both Noirebnb and Noirbnb were recently created by tech entrepreneurs.

Rohan Gilkes started working on Noirebnb almost three weeks ago when he tried to book a house in Idaho and was denied, but his white friend was approved. Gilkes chronicled the event with a Medium post.