African Americans and Technology: Empowerment or Exclusion? | Lance McCarthy | TEDxGatewayArch by TEDx Talks   4 years ago

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The world is reinventing itself as a tech hub. Technology provides new ways to live, to communicate and build wealth. So, how is our community connecting the African American culture to this technology revolution?

Dr. E. Lance McCarthy is a nationally recognized economist and investment advisor, with a specialty in urban development. Dr. Lance has consulted and or been affiliated with White House Task Force on Economic Conversion, Harvard Lecturer , Ferguson 1000 Jobs, Black Silicon Valley, The Catholic Church, The Republican Party, Orlando Urban League, Rainbow Push Silicon Valley Project, and Venture Draft a conference connecting Athletes, Technology and Venture Capital.

His book “Wall Street to the Hood” is being released in early 2015.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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