Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 2/23/2011 (Damon Holmes)

BDPA Educates with Black Family Technology Awareness Week. With every passing year, technology grows in leaps and bounds. From smart phones to I-Pads, it’s become a daily chore to keep up with each advance. Unfortunately, as with a host of things, those with less money are often left in the wake of such advances, playing catch up with each change. As highlighted by Aaron Smith, a Pew Internet Project Senior Research Specialist, in his September 2010 report, “Technology Trends Among People Of Color”, within the past decade, “African Americans have made up substantial ground in the last year when it comes to home broadband adoption.”

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