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.
A group from Bennett College, which includes 20 students, will travel on
an all-expenses-paid trip to China to conduct research, become immersed
in the culture and learn more about clean energy as part of the 100,000
Strong Initiative by the Wanxiang Group, a multinational automotive
components group headquartered in Hangzhou, China. Here, we talk to Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall about the program.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Spike Lee's iconic film, "Do
The Right Thing," and its commentary on race, according to Lee, is just
as relevant today as it was in 1989. In a recent interview with Deadline.com, Lee recalls journalists'
reactions when he took "Do The Right Thing" to the Cannes Film Festival
25 years ago, and shares his upcoming plans to skip Cannes this year and
premiere his new film, "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus," at the American Black