A Documentary for the Present: The Infamous Future

A Documentary for the Present: The Infamous Future

Every once in a while, a documentary rolls around that feels especially kairotic. The Infamous Future: The Untold Story of New York City’s Eagle Academy is just that—in addition to poignant and moving.  Written and produced by John Campbell, The Infamous Future works...
Google Received the Trailblazer Award, June 11, 2019

Google Received the Trailblazer Award, June 11, 2019

Google received the Trailblazer Award at Citizen Schools WOW!Now breakfast reception on June 11 at The Maxwell Hotel. Torrence Boone — NYC GBO Site Lead and a long-standing CS board member — accepted the award on behalf the 675+ Googlers who have committed time and...
Diminishing the Spread of “Fake News”

Diminishing the Spread of “Fake News”

In today’s society, the spread of what we call “Fake News” is more prominent and disruptive than ever. “Fake  News,” more formerly knowns as pseudo-news, is defined as “news, stories or hoaxes created to misinform or deceive readers deliberately. Usually, these...
How Twitter is Providing a Space for Social Justice

How Twitter is Providing a Space for Social Justice

Recently, I read an article in HuffPost titled “How Twitter Has Helped Amplify Black Voices Around The World,” by Lily Workneh. The article explores the ways in which Twitter drives “visibility to discussions about black life and culture, led by those who know it...