Challenge: We Need Black Computer Programmers


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Black Enterprise article on Why We Need Black Computer Programmers

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Rap Genius was made by two white guys.

That fact alone should get the wheels turning in your head about why a startup funded to the tune of over $15 million wasn't made by an enterprising group of African American programmers. And while Rap Genius' third co-founder isn't white, the fact that he isn't black is far more important to consider.

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Why We Need Black Computer Programmers
Black programmers are few and far between, but an influx of coders of color could reshape the tech industry

by Patrick Austin Posted: April 1, 2014

 


 

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