In the ongoing conversation about the lack of African American women and girls in STEM, Google has
been making efforts to change the narrative. Leading the charge is the
company’s newly hired Head of Black Community Engagement, Valeisha
Butterfield. Here, TNJ.com talks to Butterfield about Google’s tech initiatives and upcoming plans to engage with the Black community.
If you’re a fan of hip-hop music, you grew up in the 80’s and you’re
currently in re-design mode, check out Erick Sermon’s Def Rugs. Sermon is one-half of the legendary hip-hop group EPMD. Here, we caught up with the 46-year old, NY native to talk about his rug business and his upcoming documentary due out in September.
When you think of the prime place to start a business, what springs to mind? If it has the word "Silicon" in front of it, the findings of a new study from Washington, D.C.-based personal finance platform WalletHub may surprise you.
After Beatrice Siaw relocated to Ghana from the U.S. in 2010, she built a thriving business in the capital city of
Accra. She opened Tribeca Hotel Ghana in July 2013. While business is booming, the CEO says she has had to adjust to the
Ghanaian way of doing business. She talks to TNJ.com about working and
building a business in the African country, where many African-Americans