Rap star Jay-Z, also known as Sean Carter, and Block CEO Jack Dorsey recently airdropped Bitcoin to members of the Bitcoin Academy in Brooklyn. Jay-Z’s mother, Gloria Carter, explained in her statement that countless residents from her Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn attended, with more than 350 people attending cryptocurrency classes.
Hundreds of Brooklyn Residents Attend Bitcoin Academy — Some Attendees Sign Up for $1,000 Grant in Bitcoin
Bitcoin.com News in the First Week of June report Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z team up Bitcoin Academy In Brooklyn for Mercy House Residents.report from business insider Details that the Academy class saw hundreds of people. “The residents of Mercy have popped up,” Jay-Z’s mother, Gloria Carter, told the publication. let us know that it is important.
The report further discussed the project with Mercy House residents who attended the class.In addition, at the end of the course, Bedford-Stuyvesant residents were asked to enroll in a grant that gave each person $1,000 in bitcoin. was completed (Bitcoin) to Cashapp or Munn Wallet. The 12-week educational course was offered free of charge exclusively to residents of Marcy House in Brooklyn. Mariella Regalado, a Mercy resident, said she reminded her of when the Academy saw Jay-Z growing up in the neighborhood.
“I remember being young growing up on projects. [Jay-Z] “His team came over and gave us toys and stuff like that,” Regalado told Business Insider. So, for me, it’s kind of an evolution.” Regalado elaborated on how the academy provided her daughter with free day care and allowed her to attend the course as a single mother. explained. Regalado added:
[The classes were] Purely this fun and educational trip that you have to learn with your neighbors.it was always like this [we were] At a family dinner, like a cousin who discovered Bitcoin telling others about it.
Bitcoin Academy Lecturer Breaks It Down “Into Words Others Can Understand”
Brooklyn’s Bitcoin Academy was also backed by Crypto Blockchain Plug (Najah J. Roberts) and Black Bitcoin Billionaire (Lamar Wilson). Wilson was the instructor and the one who connected with Block CEO Jack Dorsey and suggested the program. , and included subjects such as “Why Decentralization Matters.”
“A lot of the time, information doesn’t reach our community, not because people are intentionally discriminating, but because they are not intentionally trying to get information. We have to do it,” said Wilson.
I understand the information and can break it down into words so that others, especially those from where I come from, can understand it, so I feel it is almost my duty to make sure it gets to them. . Try to encourage them to buy bitcoin or try to get them to invest all their money or something like that. let it decide for itself.
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