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A Power Couple With a $50M Venture Fund for the Overlooked

Candice Matthews Brackeen and Brian Brackeen fell in love at an event for Black tech entrepreneurs and then formed a powerful new venture fund for people of color.
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The (Deferred) Class of 2020

As COVID-19 forces many colleges to shift to online instruction, many students are choosing instead to skip a year — with deep ramifications for universities across America.
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This High Schooler Hands Out More PPE Than the Feds

Edward Aguilar launched a logistics nonprofit to get protective equipment to the people who need it.
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Why Can't Prisoners Call Home for Free?

Two companies control the majority of inmate communications, extracting a fortune.

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
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The Next Elite NBA Defender Can Shoot, Too

Jonathan Isaac is the prototype of a new-world NBA player.
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Dating Apps Finally Target This Ignored Community of 70 Million

These apps are aimed squarely at the romantic aspirations of the autistic community.
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91M People Tap This Dating App of Destiny

The pandemic is forcing Didier Rappaport's romantic dating app to explore new paths.
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The Next TikTokers to Follow

Follow these hilarious and thoughtful creators before everyone else does.
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The Future of TikTok is African

Choking under pressure in Asia and under threat in the U.
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Are College Athletes the Next Revolutionaries?

Student-athletes are standing up in the face of social injustice like never before.

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
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The Next Global Turf War? The Moon

The United States is positioning itself to privatize space while departing from long-standing international norms.
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What Do Killer Robots Dream Of?

You think you're smarter than your smartphone? Think again! .