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.
A group from Bennett College, which includes 20 students, will travel on
an all-expenses-paid trip to China to conduct research, become immersed
in the culture and learn more about clean energy as part of the 100,000
Strong Initiative by the Wanxiang Group, a multinational automotive
components group headquartered in Hangzhou, China. Here, we talk to Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall about the program.
Natural hair care is seeing an explosion in the beauty industry. As more
and more Black women start wearing their hair naturally, there is an
increased need for products to care for their chemical-free tresses.
This is where Mahisha Dellinger and her CURLS hair care come in.
Launched in 2002, CURLS offers organic hair care products for women and
girls with natural waves, curls and kinks.
Did you know your emotions as the boss can affect the success of your
company? The saying, "It begins at the top" holds true for the mood of the
workplace, so managers must work hard to create a positive work
Do you dream of getting interviewed by a reporter, radio personality or
blogger? Unless you know how to handle yourself during the interview,
your dream could turn into a nightmare. You see, getting the media’s
attention is only half the battle for a small business owner. What
really matters is how well you handle being interviewed..
A hair disaster led Lana Boone to start her own hair products business.
She launched Kurly Klips, curly textured clip-in hair extensions, to
further empower women in their personal hair care journeys. An instant hit, the company sold to more than 2,000 customers from 30 countires within the first 13 months.
There are very few minority owned furniture design studios in the
country and one of them is Ali Sandifer Studio in Detroit, founded by
husband-and-wife team Andre Sandifer and Abir Ali. They craft a unique
brand of modern furniture using domestic woods harvested from