Black Issues Forum

Why STEM Matters to Blacks

Season 29 Episode 2903 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Technology innovation is a nation's top indicator of economic strength and power. The U.S. Dept. of Labor reports only 5% of U.S. workers are employed in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields, and minorities and women are severely underrepresented in these fields. Find out how public education and private industry are working to reverse the trend.

Aired: 10/11/13

Rating: NR

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Black Issues Forum is a local public television program presented by PBS NC.