Celebrating Black History Month & Tech

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During Black History Month on Tech4Boomers I like to call attention to what is happening with African Americans in the field of Technology.

This month, I am eager to share news about Blacks In Technology (BIT), which was founded by Greg Greenlee.  Greenlee has over 17 years of experience in Information Technology. BIT  focuses on what they refer to as Stomping the Divide“, providing resources, guidance and establishing standards, which are geared toward technical excellence for Black people in the technology industry. The organization was established in 2012.  In addition, BIT is expanding to include member organized chapters throughout the United States.  It is a formidable support organization available for your use.  If you would like to learn more about BIT and how your city can be involved click this link.
Blacks In Technology – Chapter Registration Form (google.com)


In addition there are APPs that are made by Black developers you may find useful for your mobile devices. Click the links to learn more.

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Capsium: helps you manage your tasks, schedule and notes.
Capsicum by Illuminated Bits

Shine: Calm Anxiety & Stress – has over 500 original meditations.
‎Shine: Calm Anxiety & Stress on the App Store (apple.com)

Afro Emoji: has 50 different African-American characters to choose from.
Afro Emoji on the App Store (apple.com)

Make sure to click the source links below to learn a lot more.

Blacks In Technology – The #1 place for Blacks In Technology

Here are 11 apps made by Black developers you should check out | iMore

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