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When’s the last time you went to a costume party?

Note: we will NOT be screening the Black Panther movie—this is a costume party and networking event. See you there! On Friday, February 16th in Oakland, we’re hosting a Black Panther (Movie) costume party and networking event. The festivities begin at 7pm at WeWork’s gorgeous new City Center (downtown Oakland) location. Bay Area native DJ […]

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Let’s get together

In January, I shared some of my challenges with mental and emotional health and the steps I took to regain my footing. Discussing this publicly was a turning point, as bringing challenges to the light removes the sinister foothold that shame and negative self-talk can have on us. In addition to the outpouring of support, […]

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Content Recap: May 1st, 2017

Recent Articles If you’re a writer and you’d like to get your best work in front of our audience, please submit your article here. When Staying Makes you Less a Loyal Than Leaving by Ryan Mitchell, Ph.D The Making Of Blue Collar Hustle — Part 5: The Prince Of Palmetto by Alonge Hawes Founder’s Therapy: […]

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Do you belong?

Last Thursday, Google announced the opening of a new Howard University campus at Google’s corporate headquarters in Mountain View, California. Howard is a private historically black university located in Washington, DC whose alumni include Stokely Carmichael, Thurgood Marshall, and Ta-Nehisi Coates. Dubbed “Howard West”, the campus represents Google’s continued efforts to attract and retain black […]

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Content Recap: March 26th, 2017

Recent Articles If you’re a writer and you’d like to get your best work in front of our audience, please submit your article here. Crossroads: Part Two by Jourdan Christopher The Making of a Blue Collar Hustle — Part 3: A Bigger Dream Called Free by Alonge Hawes The Making Of Blue Collar Hustle — […]

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Content Recap: March 19th, 2017

Articles If you’re a writer and you’d like to get your best work in front of our audience, please submit your article here. Founder’s Therapy with James Oliver of WeMontage Black Heroism in Captain America: Civil War by Alonge Hawes Crossroads: Part One by Jourdan Christopher Tech Spotlights The Abernathy Tech Spotlight series highlights black […]

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The up front advantage

I’ve been publishing Abernathy for more than two years now, and in that time I’ve met a number of publishers looking to make a similar difference in the world. One of the challenges that I see new publishers grappling with is how adjustments are made, especially related to how publications make money. I can certainly […]

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Content Recap: March 12th, 2017

Articles If you’re a writer and you’d like to get your best work in front of our audience, please submit your article here. My Stupid Mouth by Jourdan Christopher Recovering from Childhood Wounds by Sandra Charite Tech Spotlights The Abernathy Tech Spotlight series highlights black professionals working in tech, from freelance developers to non-technical founders. […]

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No shortcuts

The conversation dominating diversity and inclusion in tech is largely centered around the numbers—namely, how many women and underrepresented minorities comprise the workforces of top tech companies. But what lived experiences, worldviews, and perspectives are represented by the folks who comprise those numbers? If your parents were survivors of segregation and the Jim Crow South, […]

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Content Recap: March 5th, 2017

Articles If you’re a writer and you’d like to get your best work in front of our audience, please submit your article here. Enjoying The Slow Lane by Brandon Mckay Reflections on Black Image in Amos ‘n’ Andy by Joshua K. Wright, Ph.D The Irony of Pro-Life by Jamar Boyd II Feminism and Me by […]