Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, a whistleblower, was found guilty
of all nine counts against him under the Espionage Act. Sterling, an
African American, was convicted by a jury on Monday in Alexandria,
Virginia for illegally disclosing classified information about a mission
to disrupt Iran’s nuclear program.
U.S. companies looking to explore clean energy opportunities in the
Caribbean can count on enhanced support from U.S., Caribbean and
multilateral agencies, according to discussions at today’s Caribbean
Energy Security Summit in Washington, D.C.
“The shadow of crisis has passed. The state of the union is strong…we
have risen from recession freer to write our own future than any other
nation on Earth,” President Barack Obama told Americans last night in
his second to last State of the Union address.
Cybercrime is becoming the norm and the ease at which hackers can break
into consumers’ bank accounts and email accounts has grown
exponentially. In ongoing efforts to get Americans back to work in a
post-recession that still has millions unemployed, VP Joe
Biden has announced a new $25 mil initiative aimed at cybersecurity education for students at HBCUs.
The Reverend Jesse Jackson has been making big strides in his
continued fight for equality for African Americans in the technology
innovation space. And this week, he did just that at his 18th Annual Rainbow
PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit: “Where Wall Street, Main Street & Silicon Valley Converge."