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CNN's Black in America / Silicon Valley: Aftermath
    In 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.

    Speakers
    CEO/Co-Founder | Gokit | Hajj was featured in CNN’s Black …

    CEO | Kloudco | Hank is a technologist and entrepreneur curr…

    Professor of Journalism, NYU/Lead Producer CNN | CNN/NYU | J…

    Anchor & Special Correspondent | CNN

    Partner, Entrepreneur | New Me Accelerator | Wayne Sutton is…


    Type Interactive, Panel
    Hashtag #sxsw #BIA
    Theme Better Tomorrow
    Level Beginner
    Website http://schedule.sxsw.com/2012/events/event_IAP100241
 

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