Welcome to Thursday.

I’m currently inundated with deadlines and holiday parties, so I’ll spare you the early morning banter. Don’t forget to check out the “Leads and Opportunities” section of today’s newsletter. There’s a great storyline developing on what business leaders need to know about artificial intelligence. Pitch for the exposure. Your voice helps to drive the work we do to keep black tech talent visible.

Deliver.
Sherrell

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ASU Electrical Engineer Ready for Oxford After Earning Rhodes Scholarship

Ngoni Mugwisi has been selected for the oldest and perhaps most prestigious international graduate scholarship program.
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

 

The Underrep’d: An Online Source For Black Students at PWIs

The platform is a safe space where students can network with one another, look up statistics on campuses across the U.S. and become inspired by the work other students are doing on their respective campuses.
BLAVITY

 

QuHarrison Terry, Marketing Director at Redox, Named LinkedIn Top 10 Must-Know Writers in Technology

Post he’s proudest of: “Blockchain is the Missing Link in the Kim Kardashian Diamond Robbery.”
GREG LEFFER | LINKEDIN

 

Portland’s New CEO Tax Is Designed To Fight Income Inequality

Portland is the first city or state in the country to link CEO pay to business taxes. In California, the senate considered a similar bill in 2014 but failed to pass it.
ADELE PETERS | FASTCO EXIST

 

Why This FinTech Founder Believes ‘Entrepreneurship Is the New Street Hustle’

In early 2017, the company is set to release the BLAK card, a pre-paid Visa debit card attached to a real bank account that enables a user to build credit, learn financial literacy, and entrepreneurship.

 

SAMARA LYNN | BLACK ENTERPRISE

 

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