Welcome to Friday.
This morning, I must give a huge shout out to two of our subscribers, Kristal and Danica, for showing #ThePLUG some love on Twitter yesterday. We enjoy getting feedback from our readers and meeting new faces. Sherrell and I had a wonderful coffee date in Uptown as we discussed better ways to serve you with dynamic content and upcoming events.
UnPLUG this weekend.
Rodney Sampson, the angel investor and founder of Opportunity Hub, along with Derrick Morgan and others are expanding the Opportunity Hub mission well beyond its Atlanta roots.
KYLE | NIBLETZ
This report provides data and a framework to assess the current state of Black tech ecosystems (BTE) in regions across the United States.
BLACK TECH MECCA
Support black businesses and look fresh at the same time.
TARYN FINLEY | HUFFINGTON POST
Camille Baker Although she isn’t a computer science or engineering major, she coded the app herself.
ERIN DURKIN | NY DAILY NEWS
Lance Rogers, Julian Thomas, Justice Flora and Christian Jenkins are all members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Jr. Chapter and have their sights set on the national competition at NSBE’s annual convention in Kansas City at the end of the month.
MIKEA TURNER | WUSA9