Closing Digital Divide, Expanding Digital Literacy
by: NPR Staff, NPR, June 29, 2011 11:06:00 am
During his term as president, Bill Clinton condemned what he called the "racial digital divide" and pledged to connect each classroom to the Internet by 2000. New studies now show that black and Latino youth have found their own way online through cellphones. To learn about this trend, guest host Tony Cox speaks with Craig Watkins, a sociologist who studies minorities' digital experiences in America.