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    MidCity and Boolean Girl to Bring STEM Club to Brookland Manor, Noyes

    By Enid Doggett, Special to the AFRO The Alice and Eugene Ford Foundation and Boolean Girl announced a partnership that will bring after-school clubs teaching computer science and engineering to students at Brookland Manor and Ward...

    Bison STEM Scholars Berlin Bound

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, mgreen@afro.com The Howard University Bison STEM Scholars Program - a multi-year program that provides full undergraduate scholarships to students who have committed to pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and...

    Tennessee State Opens Coding Hub For Black Schools

    By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is opening a hub for computer programing and app development that will serve historically Black colleges and universities across the country. To kick off...

    AFRO Now Available on Apple News

    By AFRO Staff The AFRO American Newspaper is now available on Apple’s News app. The app, built into all iPhones and iPads, allows users to access news from around the world for free. The AFRO is...

    Basketball Players Sue ‘Fortnite’ Game Makers Over Dance

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Two former University of Maryland men's basketball players are suing the makers of "Fortnite," claiming the video game's creators misappropriated a dance they popularized...

    D.C. Seniors Get Crash Course in Technology

    Elderly residents learned how to surf the web and use and understand digital applications and devices on Nov. 9 at the FH Faunteroy Enrichment Center, in the Deanwood neighborhood in Northeast, Washington, D.C. The...

    How Millennials Are Expanding The Gaming Industry

    By Destiny Royston, Special to The New Tri-State Defender The gaming industry is expanding, and millennials are the driving force. What used to be considered a waste of time and quarters is now a full-blown industry....

    Morgan Awarded $35 Mil for Research

    By AFRO Staff Morgan State University has secured a total of $35 million in new grant awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest public funder of biomedical research. The funding will be...

    ‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson Turns 101

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent Katherine Johnson, one of the African American women whose stories received global attention in the best-selling book and blockbuster movie, “Hidden Figures,” has turned 101. The renowned mathematician was instrumental...

    Entrepreneur Creates Coupon Program for Black-owned Businesses to Compete With Groupon

    By Chicago Defender via NNPA Nashville, Tenn. — While many startups and small businesses struggle with building customer loyalty, Black-owned businesses must work even harder because of negative stereotypes. One common misconception is that all...

    Miss USA Encourages Youth to Pursue STEAM Careers

    By Micha Green, Washington, D.C. AFRO Editor, mgreen@afro.com Kára McCullough, a scientist turned Miss USA 2017, is encouraging students to pursue science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) careers through her newest program, “Take Flight with SE4K.” Science...

    Investors Predict Tech, Finance Companies With More Gender Diversity Will See Stock Prices Rise:...

    By Olivia Riggio, Special to The Informer via DiversityInc A study by Stanford University, Northwestern University, Dartmouth College and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology found investors are more likely to bet that a company will...

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