Prince was #TransformDH and many didn’t even know it:
“The YesWeCode initiative, which is part of Jones’ Rebuild the Dream charity, is on a mission to teach 100,000 low-income youths to write code.
“The idea grew out of a conversation Jones had with Prince after the 2012 killing of black teen Trayvon Martin.
“Prince said … ‘A black kid wearing a hoodie might be seen as a thug. A white kid wearing a hoodie might be seen as a Silicon Valley genius,'” recalled political activist Jones in conversation with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Thursday.
“Let’s teach the black kids how to be like Mark Zuckerberg….”