The Impact of HBCU’s on Stem Related Fields

President Barack Obama made it a priority to improve the quality of engineering, mathematics, technology and science education across the nation. It has been estimated that the US will need more than 1 million more professionals in the STEM industry by 2022 and the US will need to pull talent from all segments and sectors of the population to fill the demand. Historically, black colleges (HBCUs) play a major role in the advancement of African Americans in STEM related fields. And for this reason, the administration instituted reforms that would give more funding for universities to renew, reform and modernize...
Black Mirror Season 3 Remarks

Black Mirror Season 3 Remarks

Netflix has really been on a roll this year. First The Get Down, then Luke Cage, now Black Mirror. Where do I even start with this show? Season 3 is just so creative. It doesn’t water anything down, and people were worried about it becoming less edgy with more episodes.  Without spoiling it for anyone, Season 3 of Black Mirror digs deeper into the reservoir of topics showing the potential uses and abuses of technology and social media. It is billed as a future “10 minutes from now” and some episodes really feel that way.  There’s a book that I...
Don’t Be A Killjoy; Leave Pokemon GO Players Be

Don’t Be A Killjoy; Leave Pokemon GO Players Be

Good afternoon, and happy Friday to you! It’s the end of a week, and to keep it light, let’s talk about Pokémon Go. Yes, you read that right. The game that has been dominating the news for the last two weeks. The controversial mobile game has caused a few accidents, and even warranted a few memos from officials concernedabout public safety. Summer is typically slow for video games, but Pokemon GO is taking this season by storm. It’s actually getting children  (and adults) to go outside.   Full disclosure: yes I play Pokemon Go as well. I’ve downloaded it, and it’s...