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.
Presenter of thought-provoking theories and analyses of societal trends, journalist
and author Malcolm Gladwell arrived on the literary scene in 2000 with
his first book, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, followed by 2005’s Blink: The Power
of Thinking Without Thinking. Now, he's on a book tour discussing his latest book, David & Goliath: Misfits, Underdogs and the Art of Battling Giants.
For a public figure as visible, controversial and outspoken as the Rev.
Al Sharpton, whose every move and words are scrutinized by the media, a
book by him would appear to be redundant. But it has been a decade or so since he last stopped to summarize his
often tumultuous life and those moments here provide a neat update,
particularly when divulged within a format of 23 life lessons.