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Google Gives $1,000,000 Grant to Push the Representation of Black Male Youth in Tech

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Google is doling out a cool $1 million grant to an Oakland, Calif. based organization that is dedicated to increasing black representation of black male youth in tech.

The Google.org grant is just one of the company’s several attempts to do better when it comes to diversity.

The grant will be going to the Hidden Genius Project, which mentors young black men in technology creation, entrepreneurship and leadership skills. According to Justin Steele, a principal at Google.org, the funds will “help the organization grow into new cities,…

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