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.
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Talk about having an early start. Moziah Bridges launched his unique bow
tie company, Mo's Bows, when he was just nine years old. Now 12,
Bridges has built his company into a success--and media favorite. The
Memphis-based business has been showcased on such major television shows
as the "Today" show, "The Steve Harvey Show,""Fox Business," and by
Melissa Harris Perry on MSNBC.
As a former professional quarterback, restaurateur Micheal Jackson is
used to being on the offensive and knows how to avoid being tackled by
the competition. He has parlayed this same tactical and no nonsense
approach from his days on the scrimmage line into how he runs his
upscale bar and restaurant business, Jacksonville, in the economically
impoverished city of Paterson, New Jersey.