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Blacks Gone Geek is an organization that promotes a​wareness to the African American community by providing a forum where they can share and exchange knowledge within the Information Technology Industry. At Blacks Gone Geek our mission is clear: We want to promote career advancement for African Americans in IT.

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Every so often I come across someone who is doing such astounding work in the industry that I have to send out an endorsement to our Blacks Gone Geek community. Today I’m introducing Dr. Cherry ​to you. In the near future I will send follow-up messages highlighting her books and her executive coaching practice. In the meantime, please take advantage of her free online coaching service. Just send email to​.   
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JSWT - Back by Popular Demand​​

We're starting back up the job search work team (JSWT) because so many people said it helped them to find their ideal job quickly. This time we're going to use a new teaching technique called MOOC. A massive open online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to any person who wants to take a course, with no limit on attendance. 

This is a free course, but you have to buy/download the recommended book to follow along. We'll make recordings available to walk you through the course material. And since it's a team effort, we'll use modern technology to share notes, comments, feedback and leads on job opportunities.

Join our JSWT today!!


Date: Tuesdays, starting February 16, 2016

Time: 8:00 pm Central, 9:00 Eastern

Dial-in Number: by invitation only

Cost: Free

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A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Don't be the weak link in this equation. Take this message and forward it to somebody with kids. There aren't enough black folks in technology and now is your chance to do something about it.​

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​Sears’ Milt Haynes oversees knowledge management



This former national BDPA president graduated with U.S. President Barack Obama. Now he’s a knowledge manager at Sears, and runs a global group for blacks in technology


I graduated from Columbia University in 1983, the same year and in the same class as President Obama,” notes Milt Haynes, “but he took a slightly different path than me.”





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