The L.E.G.A.C.Y. gala highlights Black businesses

In light of the success of Black Panther at the box office during Black History Month, the celebration of Black excellence continued at the L.E.G.A.C.Y. gala. WDB Marketing and Blue1647 gathered at Lacuna Lofts to celebrate and honor Black businesses. The gala highlights the key areas of importance in our communities: Leadership, education, growth, advocacy, […]

Emile Cambry talks Blue1647, Blacks and the digital divide

Words like “coding” and acronyms like STEM may not be the sexiest uses of language being thrown around the internet, but without them, there is no internet. Corporations and small businesses find themselves in the throes of a technological revolution that will essentially change the economic base of this world. The digital space is growing consistently. […]

BLUE1647 CEO wants Black-owned tech businesses to grow

Emile Cambry is the CEO and founder of BLUE1647. He recently spoke with rolling out about the tech industry in Chicago, his past experiences, and how his firm helps ,omorities wanting to break into the field. How would you describe the tech industry in Chicago in the Black community? The tech space in Chicago for Blacks is really […]