Aspiring Young Techies in California’s Underserved Communities to Participate in Virtual Reality Hackathon
Over Labor Day weekend, urban youth of the Compton and Oakland communities of California will have the opportunity to flex their tech muscles at the “We Are Code” two-day hackathon event designed to promote awareness and innovation.
Business experts nationwide seem to agree that funding remains to be one of the biggest hurdles for emerging developers, particularly minority and women-owned firms. The NYC Economic Development Corp, in partnership with Basis Management Group, LLC, hopes to tackle that problem with the launch of Emerging Developer Loan Fund, which includes $10 million of capital committed by NYCEDC.
This election season, Black women say that economic security is their most important issue. The news comes from a survey that Higher Heights, an organization dedicated to Black women and political engagement, recently conducted. On the heels of Black Women's Equal Pay Day, which took place yesterday, the survey outlines Black women's concerns about how they will be affected, economically speaking, by the next president to take office.
Every professional has heard that having a mentor is key to succeeding in business. But seldom do you hear the details of how to get a mentor and what to expect. TNJ.com asked three career experts some of the most common questions about mentors and mentees.
Deborah Riley Draper's "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice” Shines a Light on the Black Olympic Heroes of 1936
The 2016 Olympics will end this Sunday, but the story of 18 Black Olympians who in 1936 competed in the Summer Olympics in Berlin was commemorated in the new documentary, “Olympic Pride, American Prejudice.” Here, TNJ Sr Editor Sergie Willoughby talks to the filmmaker about the legacy of these heroes and what that legacy means for today’s Black athletes.
Many customers are saying bye-bye to national and large regional banks, and online banks are scooping up 11% more customers.
With the popularity of open education and technology, there are ways to get the Ivy League experience for free.
If you’re a homeowner considering a re-finance, make sure you study the 5 common circumstances in which refinancing could be a costly move.
Experts say researching a business, finding the decision maker and selling your pitch are all ways you can help your business soar.
Working parents need to maximize their time in order to be most efficient. These apps will help them better manage more effectively.
Lending your support to worthy causes feels good until you feel sapped by frequent requests. Learn how to decline a request.