Traditionally, TV networks such as BET provided entertainment and news to African-Americans. The network controlled the flow of media to the consumer. With the normalization of social media and live streaming apps, the TV industry has been disrupted. Now the consumer is the creator and African-Americans are leading the charge. With just a smartphone and a smile, these online creators can become bigger than movie stars. Come learn how this trend came to be, and where it will go next!
[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]