A Digital Cotton Curtain? What Selma Means to Silicon Valley

May 1, 2015

Rev. Jesse Jackson [zuma press/corbis]
Rev. Jesse Jackson [zuma press/corbis]

It’s not often that you hear about “the cotton curtain” in modern tech circles.

The phrase — referring to the political and social division of race between the American South and the rest of the country — feels pretty antiquated. But a vast political and social division still exists in public relations and the all-powerful tech world.

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