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.
The island of Sal in Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa, gets
thousands of tourists each year. Nicknamed the "Hotel de Charme," the hotel Odjo d'Agua, located on the beach,
opened in March 1999 and it was just named by TripAdvisor as the second
best hotel in Santa Maria, Sal.
Many stars are more than just pretty faces. A-listers must market
themselves, network and have talent just like anyone else in the
professional world. The difference is that celebrities are not just
selling a brand; they are the brand. Many well-known Black entertainers
realized their skills could be used in other avenues.