An Uptick In Patents From Historically Black Colleges

You can’t leverage what you don’t measure, right? That’s the big takeaway from this recent piece from ThePLUG, an innovative media outlet that brings data and fresh thinking to their reporting on black innovation in tech. They’ve been measuring some interesting things lately. RaceAhead has amplified their stories before, like these two published with Vice’s […]

A Historic, Pre-Civil War Site Is Safe For Now

Over the weekend, a nonprofit of monumental importance to American history was saved by the goodwill of people on Twitter. Weeksville is a unique cultural center and historic site in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn that was once home to a thriving community of free and formerly enslaved black people. It was established in […]