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The Center For Tech And Civic Life Founder Tiana Epps-Johnson Has Plans To Restore Trust In Our Democracy

Voters can look forward to a more refined and just democratic system thanks to an audacious idea from a Black woman founder. Thanks to TED, in 2018, The Audacious Project was born as an initiative to support changemakers that are lighting a path toward a better future. According to the official website, over $900 million has been distributed to nine projects over the course of a year to bold leaders and philanthropic organizations who understand the value of gathering large dollars to create long-term changes. Among the recipients is Tiana Epps-Johnson, a co-founder and executive director of the Center for Tech and Civic Life. In April, Johnson shared during TED 2022: A New Era, that $80 million will be distributed over five years to various election departments throughout the United States to restore trust in our democracy is accessible and to support elected officials.

May 6, 2022

Elon Musk Doubles Down On Twitter Buyout Offer To Make It ‘An Inclusive Arena For Free Speech’

During TED 2022: A New Era, Elon Musk was one of its leading speakers for its Awe session. The exclusive interview with Chris Anderson came hours after the founder and CEO of Tesla announced that next on his agenda was seeking to buy out Twitter. As previously reported by AfroTech, Musk wrote a letter to Twitter Chairman, Bret Taylor, about his $43 billion offer.

Apr 17, 2022