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.
The name alone is intriguing--H.I.M-istry. What H.I.M-istry
provides is even more so intriguing: it’s a unique line of skincare and
grooming products for men targeting at multicultural men. Here, we caught up with Darnell Henderson who created it in 2004 in South
There’s a new food movement in Englewood, Chicago. Howard Bailey is
bringing healthier food options to the area. Bailey, an Inglewood
resident, found it difficult to locate fresh food in the area, so he
opened up the Dream Cafe & Grille, serving up healthier alternatives
with the help of Chef Russell Moore, who was a finalist on the PBS
show, “Cooking Under Fire,” in 2005.
Egypt (Ify) Ufele wasn’t going to let a bunch of bullies stop her. So she figured out a way to help other victims of bullies--and to
use her love of fashion to do so. She not only launched a nonprofit
called Bully Chasers she also debuted her own clothing line called
Starting a new business? Location matters. With National Small
Business Week just two weeks away, the personal finance website
WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best Small Cities to
Start a Business.