Anonymously Ask A Black Person via SMS (ABP) is Back Online – Team, Goals, Features and Task List

Well, that was unexpected. After posting about my weekend hack about Anonymously Ask A Black Person via SMS. I've received another couple thousand page views on the blog post, numbers of tweets saying it was awesome and dozens of request to keep Anonymously Ask A Black Person up and running.

The blog post, "How and Why I built “Anonymously Ask A Black Person” SMS platform that reached almost 10,000 page views & removed from Product Hunt in 48 hours with Twilio" was viewed over 2500 times in two days.

Now Anonymously Ask A Black Person is a team of seven and yes.. we're all [...]

How and Why I built “Anonymously Ask A Black Person” SMS platform that reached almost 10,000 page views & removed from Product Hunt in 48 hours with Twilio

UPDATE #3: We're back online at http://askablackperson.com - Read why and how here: Anonymously Ask A Black Person via SMS (ABP) is Back Online – Team, Goals, Features and Task List

UPDATE #2: Several people have agreed to help keep "Anonymously Ask A Black Person” going. Stay tuned!

If you are interested fill out the form here -> Get Involved

About two months ago I saw a site called “Stanford Nerd” on Product Hunt. Stanford Nerd works by sending a text message from the website to a Stanford student and a Stanford student replies back to your questions.

Why I a Black Man of Color in Tech Created an App Called Ask a Black Person

UPDATE #3: We're back online at http://askablackperson.com - Read why and how here: Anonymously Ask A Black Person via SMS (ABP) is Back Online – Team, Goals, Features and Task List

UPDATE #2: Several people have agreed to help keep "Anonymously Ask A Black Person” going. Stay tuned!

If you are interested fill out the form here -> Get Involved

About two months ago I saw a site called “Stanford Nerd” on Product Hunt. Stanford Nerd works by sending a text message from the website to a Stanford student and a Stanford student replies back to your [...]

Press: BUILDUP Partners with Leading Tech Companies to Help Solve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Offical press release on PRWeb:BUILDUP Partners with Leading Tech Companies to Help Solve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

BUILDUP, a U.S. based 501(c)(3) non-profit teams with Twitter, TechCrunch, Uber, Google and Galvanize to produce a six-part technical workshop series to prepare individuals from underrepresented groups for careers in technology

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 20, 2015 – BUILDUP a U.S. based 501(c)(3) non-profit designed to connect, mentor and educate technology entrepreneurs, today announced it is working with several leading edge tech companies to deliver a [...]

Announcing The BUILDUP Technical Workshops Series with Google, Twitter, UBER, Galvanize and TechCrunch

Over the past year BUILDUP has held several events focused on entrepreneurship, tech culture and venture capital but as Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area tech companies reflects staggeringly low representation of employees and tech founders across gender and racial categories in contrast to the diverse population of the world, we wanted to do more.

Today BUILDUP is excited to announce a five week, six series technical workshop series with Google, Twitter, UBER, Galvanize and TechCrunch starting May 26th. The BUILDUP Workshop Series is designed to educate and prepare individuals [...]

New Dates and Ticket Pricing For Tech Inclusion Conference


One of the key visions behind the Tech Inclusion conference is to create an event that allows tech companies/startups, individuals, consultants, diverse communites/organizations and thought leaders to share their solutions, lesson learned and case studies around tech diversity and inclusion. We originally set an ambitious date of June 12-13th. We opened call for speakers and reached out to key speakers and sponsors who we knew that were already doing amazing work. Since our original call for speakers, we have received over 90 call for speaker applications and continue to receive positive [...]