Friday, May 23, 2008


A handful of headshots can be viewed in this gallery. Higher resolution versions can be viewed by mousing-over an image and selecting one of the different "Photo Sizes" from the pop-up menu. "Original" is the highest resolution format though, be forewarned, the images are very large and range from two-to-four megabytes, each. Here is an example of a shot in original format.

To download an image, Windows users should right-click on the photo and Mac users should CTRL-click.
Some press clips:

Below are links to some articles profiling Omar:
- Stanford Alumni Magazine, BlackPlanet’s Universe, March 2004
- New York Times, Entrepreneur Takes Black-Oriented Site Out of Red, November 2002
- New York Times, Silicon Alley’s Philosopher-Prince, May 2001

To download an article Windows users can right-click on one of the above links and Mac users can CTRL-click. Also, if you're curious, check out this additional random assortment of articles from Fast Company, The Village Voice, Entrepreneur, More Village Voice, The Daily News, Wired, The Industry Standard, It's All Good, Wikipedia,
Oprah, and Reason.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Here is my latest professional CV.

Monday, May 19, 2008

New Statesman quotes me in an article about black-oriented online media.

Saturday, May 17, 2008

My speech at the Race and New Media conference got a little love from attendees who variously described the audience as spellbound , captivated, and roaring with laugher.

Saturday, May 03, 2008

NPR show On The Media interviewed me about the the state of the black internet: