Sunday, December 5, 2021

Technology

NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University is launching a national initiative that seeks to bring coding experiences to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and underserved communities. TSU hosted the inaugural “HBCU C2 Presidential Academy” this week through its newly established National Center for...
by Cathy F. Hart, Special to The New Tri-State Defender When a group of tech-savvy adults noticed the need for Black and Latino youth in Memphis to have more mentorship, networking and entrepreneurship opportunities, they created a space just for...
When the Google Home Mini went on sale last Christmas for $29 each, I snapped up three of them -- one for my mom (at 83, she's forgetful, so I thought it would help), my future mother-in-law (though apparently...
CodeCrew, a non-profit organization aimed at cultivating initiatives for Computer Science education, will host its fifth-annual “Hackathon” at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Dr., on July 27-28. Participants will tackle various aspects of school health, and how to...
By Brandi Hunter, High Ground News A St. Louis-based nonprofit has entered the Memphis market to offer free coding classes and job readiness support with the aim of increasing diversity in the technology field. Memphis is the fifth city expansion...
By Cole Bradley, High Ground News Memphis entrepreneurs are getting national attention thanks to GoDaddy, the world's largest digital platform for small businesses, and their local nonprofit partner Communities Unlimited. On November 22, the organization hosted a premier at the Halloran Centre of...
By Kashmir Hill, The Root Terrance Everett has been on the wrong side of the law for most of his adult life. When he was 18, he had to register as a sex offender for having sex with a 15-year-old,...
by Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell, Special to The New Tri-State Defender In July 2018, Myiah Hill was a 27-year-old single mother of three, on public assistance and living in subsidized housing, making $5,000 a year and fresh out of options....
by Najee El-Amin -- CodeCrew-Memphis, a nonprofit technology mentorship organization, is making waves within the youth tech world. Three of the organization’s brightest students are being recognized on a nationwide level. Johnathan Sherrill and Jayda Murray have been accepted into the TED-ED...
CodeCrew and Southwest Workforce & Community Solutions have partnered to offer a six-month, 40-hour per week software developer bootcamp beginning Feb. 3 at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s downtown campus at 737 Union Ave. Code School is designed to empower adults...