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.
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