FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PROFESSIONAL NETWORK FOUNDER INTERVIEWED ON CNN
Losses and the Impact on African-Americans and Latinos
Bland, founder and CEO of Minority Professional Network (MPNsite.com), was
recently interviewed on CNN by weekend Anchor Don Lemon.
The topic of the segment was
rising U.S. job losses
and the disproportionate impact on
African-Americans and Latinos.
the time constraints allotted for the on-air interview,
unfortunately, Anchor Lemon and CEO Bland were not able to have
extensive dialogue on possible reasons for the disparities or
discuss the pre-interview questions.
During the roughly 34-hour period between receiving the invitation
and appearing on-air, Mr. Bland documented his own talking points as
well as interviewed or solicited feedback from dozens of others to
gauge their thoughts on the reasons for the disparities and their
responses to the five pre-interview questions.
CNN's Ali Velshi's interpretation of the recent
employment numbers, Bland's pre-interview preparation notes, and
comments shared by others in response to the disparities and
pre-interview questions are available online -
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