Meanwhile, across the diaspora…(July 7, 2020)

Minnesotans help South Africans respond to COVID-19 — Americans in Africa By Kiya Edwards | KARE 11 CAPE TOWN, South Africa — From first timers to co-founders, every year, a group of Minnesotans travels to South Africa through a non-profit called Arm in Arm in Africa. One of their many projects involves distributing locally grown … Continue reading Meanwhile, across the diaspora…(July 7, 2020)

BLAK TeK – 7.2.20

Black-Owned Laboratory Uses Artificial Intelligence-Based Drug Discovery Platform to Develop Treatment for COVID-19 By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Darnisha Harrison, a Louisiana State University grad and founder and CEO of Georgia-based Ennaid Therapeutics, says that scientists working for her company are developing a drug-based therapy whose laboratory tests continue to show promise. If successful, … Continue reading BLAK TeK – 7.2.20

Nu World Order: If not us, then who?

By Ron Spears - Contributing Writer The latest news cycle suggests that we are in jeopardy of losing an entire generation of youth, wealth, and civil rights laws. Covid-19 has exposed the health gap impacting our elders from sharing wisdom to our youth. Our 45th president has stacked the local courts with young conservative judges … Continue reading Nu World Order: If not us, then who?

Look through the lens of your friends and neighbors that are black and brown

By Professor Lyle Gibson To all of my family and friends, I have been accused of justifying my interpretation of events based on opinion and adding fuel to the fire. That’s not my intent. Here are the facts; I was born black; live black; and will die black. My parents were 25 years old when … Continue reading Look through the lens of your friends and neighbors that are black and brown

BLAK TeK – 6.23.20

Nigerian startup Jamborow raises $400k for blockchain-based fintech platform Ventureburn Staff Reporter Nigerian startup Jamborow has reportedly raised $400 000 from its shareholders to expand its blockchain-based B2B fintech platform... Featured image (from left to right): Jamborow founders Moses Onitilo, John Kamara and Olusegun George Black founders want tech companies to do more than donate By Molly … Continue reading BLAK TeK – 6.23.20