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.
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