Celebrating the role of Black churches in bridging the Digital Divide

Louisville, Kentucky (February 15, 2022) – February is Black History Month, and like many other nonprofits across the country, Connected Nation (CN) is seizing the opportunity to draw attention to the contributions of members of the Black community that are all too often overlooked. For CN, team members have focused on celebrating Black history makers who have contributed to technology …

Celebrating Black History Month: Meet the African American tech leaders who are working to close the Digital Divide for minorities in America

Nashville, TN (February 4, 2022) – To kick off Black History Month, Connected Nation wants to recognize two African American technology leaders and entrepreneurs who have made it their mission to connect minority communities across the country. The Digital Divide has been an issue for many Americans since the early days of the internet, and that’s been especially true in …

Giving voice: social media usage in the black community

Honoring Black History Month by Jessica Denson, Communications DirectorConnected Nation This February, Connected Nation, like many groups and individuals around the country, is taking time to mark Black History Month. It is important to remember that it is not only a time to celebrate and lift up Black history makers but also an opportunity to share stories and points-of-view that …

African American History-Maker in Technology: Kathryn Finney

Celebrating Black History Month Bowling Green, Ky (February 11, 2021) – To honor Black History Month, Connected Nation is paying tribute to some of the most influential African American innovators in technology. Kathryn Finney is a female tech entrepreneur known as the “Fairy Godmother of Tech Start-ups.” She works to empower not only women, but women of color looking to emerge …

African-American History Maker in Technology: Roy L. Clay

Celebrating Black History Month Bowling Green, Ky. (February 13, 2020) – To honor Black History Month, Connected Nation is paying tribute to some of the most influential African-American innovators in technology. Roy L. Clay is a computer science pioneer who was dubbed the “Godfather of Silicon Valley.” He is best known for developing new software for Hewlett-Packard (HP) computers. Over 50 …