Explores the intersectionality of Black culture related to its experience based on racial classification

Does Teaching White Fragility Hurt Black Children?

On January 2, 2021, the New York Post published an article by freelance opinion writer Rav Arora titled, “Teaching ‘White Fragility’ Is Bad For Kids Of Color.” Arora appeared on BackTalk, Successful Black Parenting’s syndicated podcast and webcast for parents, along with Dr. Nakia Hamlett, a psychologist whose research focuses on mental health and trauma…

5 Amazing Ways To Make Easter Special This Year

Holidays are a great way to start traditions with your family. Christmas has come and gone but we still have Easter to look forward to creating memories. Easter doesn’t always get the recognition it deserves and it’s usually overshadowed by Christmas, so the kids don’t tend to get as excited about it. If you want…

How Harrison Blair helped over 300 Black businesses gain access to millions of dollars of funding amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic, besides being a public health threat, has also negatively affected the global economy as it has reduced trade and mobility. At the micro-level, COVID-19 shutdowns have affected small business owners, particularly Black businesses. According to research by the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a report by the National Bureau of Economic Research,…

Google CEO To Met With HBCU Leaders Following Racism Allegations

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will meet virtually with the presidents of five historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) following racism and sexism allegations made by two former Black employees. In December 2020, former Google AI researcher Timnit Gebru and former diversity recruiter April Curley both tweeted that they were fired from the tech giant after raising…

Pro Boxer Karim Mayfield Opens His Own Cannabis Dispensary In San Francisco

BLACK ENTERPRISE reported on how the cannabis industry generates billions of dollars in industry and the efforts of Black entrepreneurs to get into the business after years of criminal discrimination. Pro boxer Karim Mayfield is the latest notable figure to announce his new venture entering the sector with his own dispensary in his hometown of San…

LED Emergency Light Cum Power Bank Plus Mini Fan Driver

This simple circuit can be used as an LED emergency light, a power bank for charging mobile phones, and as on-the-go (OTG) USB DC fan driver. The power bank with 12Ah can deliver 2A current for charging a mobile phone. There is a provision for adjusting the charging rate through boost converter module. Also, there…

HMI-Based Robotic Arm

A lot of work nowadays such as welding, screwing and painting is performed by robotic arms. However, certain jobs require high-precision for which a human hand is needed along with the autonomous robot. Therefore I have developed an HMI type of robotic arm, using which robots can follow and copy the movements of human action.…

Low-Cost Smart Agriculture System

This IoT-based project monitors soil moisture, temperature, and humidity levels near plants and light intensity near the control station. It turns on water solenoid valve when moisture level goes below the threshold level. Its vibration sensor detects movement or any other unwanted activity of animals and rodents near the plantation area. The project is equally…

Show Her that Every Girl is A STEM Girl

During the entire month of February, talkSTEM will be kicking off its special #herSTEMlens campaign, part of its STEMlens photo and video exhibition, and we’d love for you to get involved!  STEMlens encourages students and teachers to share unique photos that show how much more STEM is in their daily lives than they realize, in…