most people don’t want to be called on their shit. They’d prefer a world where they could live in the shadows and pick money from the trees, sleep their way to success and avoid shining their light on others.
This year, AfroTech is partnering with both community-based organizations and minority-owned businesses, including 100 Black Men of the Bay Area, Coding Dojo, Superheroic, the Oakland African-American Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Black Market, Kapor Center, Oakland Codes, The Hidden Genius
"When I tell you that this has literally been a learning process, WOW! Needless to say I’ve made mistakes a long the way and I’ve had to go back to the drawing board multiple times often questioning why am I
Mary Ellen Pleasant was born the illegitimate daughter of a slave and a Virginia governor’s son in Georgia and worked as linen worker at the Ursuline Convent in New Orleans. She later went to worked for a Cincinnati merchant