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How Black users are saving Clubhouse from becoming a drab hangout for tech bros

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Black artist Bomani X has been one of the key innovators of voice-chatting app Clubhouse, and now, his face serves as Clubhouse’s app icon.Courtesy of Bomani XClubhouse, a social media app introduced in March, allows users to gather in virtual rooms where they can communicate with one another through the mics on their iPhones.Because the app requires an invitation, early participants were mostly from the communities around its founder and funders — basically, wealthy Silicon Valley venture capitalists and workers in the tech industry.As a consequence, the app heavily centered around conversations focused on tech and business, …

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