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.
According to online research derived from the Nat'l Restaurant
Association, "30% of new restaurants fail in the first year, and of those
that survive, another 30% close in the next two years." But judging by
restaurateur Brad Johnson’s 30-plus year run in the business, there’s
hope yet. Here, we caught up with Johnson for a little Q&A about the ins and
outs of the restaurant business, running a restaurant in NY vs. LA, and
the infamous G-word.