"This is a turning point in America."
Blavity CEO Morgan DeBaun calls on companies and investors to put their money where their mouth is and do something to counter racism.
Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills are again under curfew after a day of mostly peaceful protests.
E-scooters are being pulled from many city streets once again.
We're postponing this week's events to bring you a town hall on how we can use the energy of the moment to build a tech and startup community that serves everyone.
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Column: 'Employ black people. Fund black entrepreneurs. Do SOMEthing'
Blavity CEO and founder Morgan DeBaun says its time for those who have benefitted from a system that has always placed more value on their lives to understand, speak up and "DO something" about the institutionalized racism. Read more >>
E-Scooters become fodder for barricades
They just returned to many streets after the city's stay-at-home order was lifted. Now , many e-scooters are being pulled once again after serving as makeshift barricades. Read more updates >>
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A Discussion on technology, justice and inclusion
Join us this Thursday for a virtual town hall event with dot.LA + PledgeLA: "Lessons of the Moment – Rebuilding, Equity and the Future of LA Tech." Read more and register >>