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.
It has been a tough year and now you are ready to finally relax on your
summer vacation. But with travel prices rising, especially airfares,
your travel budget might be tight. There are some ways to cut costs so you can still afford to get away from it all.
Rosalind Kilkenny McLymont, executive editor of The Network Journal and
CEO of newly launched AfricaStrictlyBusiness.com, received the 44th
Annual Malcolm X Black Unity Award for her “consistent, concrete work
through the decades to build, teach and develop pan-African economic, as
well as literary projects and businesses.”