According to Morial this year’s State Of Black America will focus heavily on the digital revolution. The rise of these new companies and new opportunities raises the question, “will we be included of excluded?”
African Americans are the most likely of any ethnic group to own smart phones, besides Asian Americans, yet we lag behind when it comes to being employees of Silicon Valley tech firms. There is a myth that black college students aren’t majoring in things that will prepare them for these sorts of careers and that it not true.
This topic and others will be discussed Sunday on The State Of Black America on TV One.
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Marc Morial, ‘The State Of Black America’ And ‘The Digital Revolution’ was originally published on blackamericaweb.com