LISTEN: The Aftermath of CNN’s Black in America/Silicon Valley Broadcast

Soledad O'BrienIn the summer of 2011, New Me, the first technology accelerator focused
on African American’s was launched. The inaugural class was covered by
the CNN documentary “Black in America” along with an exploration of the
issues underlying low minority representation in the tech industry.


This panel will discuss the issues raised, things not seen in the
documentary, and the aftermath of its airing. Panel participants will
include Soledad O’brien, the documentary reporter, and Anchor of the CNN
Morning Show, Jason Samuels, the producer of the Black In America
Documentary, and New Me Participants Hajj Flemings, Hank Williams and
New Me co-founder Wayne Sutton.

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SOURCE:SXSW