African-Americans unearth family histories via new technology

FEBRUARY 28, 2012 AT 1:00 AM Patricia Watts was thrilled to learn her great-great-grandfather had a pivotal role in the Underground Railroad. (Clarence Tabb Jr. / The Detroit News) Like so many others, Patricia Watts longed to find out more about her family history. For several years, she searched databases and made numerous trips to […]

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TheGrio’s 100: Corvida Raven, self-proclaimed ‘Oprah of the web’

By Keosha Johnson11:47 PM on 01/30/2012 corvida Raven (Photo: Genghis Kwon Techpeekme) She’s 24 and rocks a Mohawk. Despite her youth and rebellious choice of hairstyle, Corvida Raven is making a name for herself as a social media and technology guru. Raven is the creator of the popular SheGeeks.net, a blog in which she writes about […]

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Digital Sisters, Inc.

Digital Sisters (DS), Inc. is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization created to promote and provide technology education and enrichment for women and children who are traditioanlly underserved. If the technology field is any indication of messages sent to women and girls research has shown that women have the least penetration in technology fields. This number decreasing […]

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