Does Silicon Valley Have A Race Problem?

shockleewebpic_siliconvalleyraceprobAs the tech industry led by Silicon Valley continues to grow, the boom has some people examining some issues of inequality, whether locally around San Francisco or in the venture capital circuit, how can we fix the gap and allow diversity to fuel innovation?

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Immortal Technique: US Government At War With People Who Say ‘No’

Check out artist & activist Immortal Technique in this thought provoking interview with RT.

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The Colour Of Beauty: The Unspoken Issue Of Racism In The Fashion Industry

Since Fashion Week just kicked of in NYC this week, here’s a stat for you to chew on. According to a 2008 survey about models in New York Fashion Week, the split was 6% black, 6% asian, 1% latina and 87% white. Models of color have terrible odds when it comes to landing jobs in the fashion industry and more and more people as asking why they are so unfairly underrepresented.

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▶ M.I.A. – Bad Girls

M.I.A. takes it to Morocco for her new song & video Bad Girls, filled with lots of car and other stunts in the middle of the desert. Are you feeling this?

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London Riots Coverage

Today marks the third day of rioting and clashes between people and the police in various neighborhoods around London. The unrest was sparked by an incident that led to the killing of a man, Mark Duggan last week by police. The details of the encounter are unclear but it is reported that it was an arrest attempt gone wrong and the officers were armed with Heckler & Koch submachine guns.

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The Illest Mountain Bike Street Race You’ve Ever Seen

This has got to be one of illest mountain bike street races you’ve ever seen. The ride is downhill and all shot in the first person by the rider in a race that took place in 2010 in Valparaiso, Chile. Hold on and watch out for the dog!

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