Recently, a week-long $12 million dollar
investment and education opportunity called PowerMoves@Detroit, where
aspiring and established entrepreneurs received vital information,
participated in pitch competitions and were awarded seed money to start
or grow tech businesses was held in Detroit. Some of the largest venture capital firms, foundations and accelerators in the country were in attendance.
President Barack Obama has begun to barrage House Democrats with phone calls in hopes of explaining to members of his own party why they should break their near uniform opposition and support his trade agenda.
Beginning this fall, undergraduate students at Princeton University will
be able to major in African American studies. The university’s Center
for African American Studies was formed in 2006 and, in May, was
officially given “academic department status.”