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Nov 22, 2023
When Michael Smith and Terrence Williams met at a mutual friend’s wedding, a growing entertainment company was born. While both Smith and Williams were ideating the possibility of future dreams, business ideas, and passion, they both realized that they were at moments where things needed to change. From there, the two had identified their inflection points.
Nov 21, 2023
Nineteen-year-old Diallo Gainey is an entrepreneur laser-focused on giving back to his community.
Nov 21, 2023
Serving in the military requires great courage, as members willingly take on risks and hardships most professions never face. The demanding conditions of training, deployment, and combat involve dangers that call for personal sacrifice. Within the various military branches, there are elite forces that train even harder and undertake riskier assignments that consistently put them in harm’s way. In particular, the Navy SEALs are considered one of the toughest special operations forces in the world, with several alums that have continued to other careers within the intelligence community and private sector. In particular, David Goggins is a retired Navy SEAL, Army Ranger and Air Force service member who pivoted to becoming a prolific athlete as well as a public speaker and author. He is an ultramarathon runner, triathlete, and ultra-distance cyclist. With a career this impressive, it is only natural to wonder about David Goggins’ current net worth. David Goggins’ Early Life Like many...
Nov 20, 2023
After losing his sister and aunt due to childbirth complications in 2017, InovCares Founder Mohamed Kamara turned his pain into purpose. He is now making an impact in the maternal health sector.
Shaquille O’Neal wants to ensure his legacy will live on beyond his years.
It can be a bittersweet feeling when students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are proud to rep their school while also facing the challenges that may come with attending one. According to a 2022 report by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice (Temple University), out of a surveyed 5,000 students from 14 private and public HBCUs in the fall of 2020, 46% shared that they “ lacked sufficient food a month prior to when the survey was taken.”
Nov 17, 2023
One of the beauties of the human experience is the ability to be multi-dimensional. Each person has a unique set of characteristics that, on the surface, may seem to contrast but make up a tapestry of people-centeredness that allows life to be less boring and the pursuit of passions more engaging. During AFROTECH Conference 2023, attendees were brought into a real-life example through an in-depth conversation with Hip-Hop producer Timbaland. While much of his discussion with the audience was centered around the future and possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI), including its intersections with the music industry, he dropped many gems that any entrepreneur or creative could use to advance their work. After his on-stage presence, AFROTECH had the chance to sit with Timbaland and go in-depth on his views beyond the music studio and how that has impacted his career trajectory.
Nov 17, 2023
From the looks of the current state of artificial intelligence (AI), it’s not going anywhere for the foreseeable future. It’s for this reason that people have been sharing statistics on how harmful its bias can be. According to a 2021 report from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), AI tools — built by humans — have been found to worsen discriminatory practices against marginalized groups such as housing discrimination.
Nov 16, 2023
Versatility has remained a superpower of artist Dawn Richard.
Atlanta, GA, is forever ingrained in Swizz Beatz’s heart, especially considering it is the birthplace of his initial hit, “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem.”
Uncle Nearest CEO and Founder Fawn Weaver will consistently place her trust in the excellence of the premium whiskey brand.
Bun B’s Trill Burgers has won the heart of Houstonians.
Thousands of conferences happen each year in the United States, but there is something special about AFROTECH. With thousands of technologists, professionals, and entrepreneurs descending in one place across several days, the conference presents a unique opportunity for attendees to return to their respective spaces better than they left them. One of the many ways betterment shows up is through the power of relationships. Because there is so much diversity in who shows up to AFROTECH, leaving a conference of that magnitude without intentionally connecting would be a huge missed opportunity. Thankfully, many people have figured out that tapping into community is one of the many cheat codes to success. Cultivating relationships with those you met at AFROTECH could be the catalyst to changing your future.
Nov 10, 2023
Everyone was tapped in during Saweetie’s performance at AFROTECH’s Official Music Stage on Nov. 4, 2023.
Nov 10, 2023