According to the National Urban Technology Center’s website, a 2013
OECD study published in
the N.Y. Times cited that youth and adults in the U.S. are
fairing dismally as compared to 19 other countries in proficiency areas
such as literacy, math, and problem solving in technology-rich
environments. Urban Tech hopes to change that. At its annual gala earlier this month, TNJ.com interviewed its president.
The Broadway cast of "Fela" introduced Afrobeat superstar Fela
Anikulapo-Kuti to hundreds of thousands of new American fans. Now the
show's stars are facing their toughest critics yet: Nigerians in this
megacity who know his lyrics by heart and consider him a national icon.