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November 14th, 2011
11:25 AM ET

Black entrepreneurs struggle to break into Silicon Valley

People around the world dream of striking it rich in Silicon Valley, but the odds of making it in the nation's tech capital are long – and even longer if you're black.  Only one percent of tech entrepreneurs who got venture capital last year were black.  It's an issue that CNN's Soledad O'brien explores in her new "Black in America" documentary.

Today on American Morning, Christine Romans and Alina Cho speak with Hank Williams, the founder of Kloud-Co, to discuss why there are so few black entrepreneurs working in Silicon Valley.

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