In the ongoing conversation about the lack of African American women and girls in STEM, Google has
been making efforts to change the narrative. Leading the charge is the
company’s newly hired Head of Black Community Engagement, Valeisha
Butterfield. Here, TNJ.com talks to Butterfield about Google’s tech initiatives and upcoming plans to engage with the Black community.
Harvard professor, scholar and author Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has received stellar reviews for his in-depth new documentary, "The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross," which premiered on PBS last Tuesday.