” The thing I love about political interviews is, if you’re really prepared, you can make great headway because these are the people for whom, theoretically at least, the buck stops. “


” At screenings for ‘Black in America,’ I’ve heard people say, ‘Well you know, I never thought you were black until you did Katrina, and then I thought you were black. “


” I would say I’m black because my parents said I’m black. I’m black because my mother’s black. I’m black because I grew up in a family of all black people. I knew I was black because I grew up in an all-white neighborhood. And my parents, as part of their protective mechanisms that they were going to give to us, made it very clear what we were. “


” I’m black and Cuban, Australian and Irish, and like most people in America, I’m someone whose roots come from somewhere else. I’m a mixed race, first-generation American. “


” As CNN saw our growth in African-American viewership, they affirmed a fundamental truth of news coverage – people will watch you if they see themselves in what you report. It doesn’t hurt if the people doing the reporting look like them, too. “


” Our goal is to tell people about the International Space Station. I think very rarely people look up 250 miles and think, What are those guys working on, what are those men and women doing at this moment… They’re living and doing regular things, but also doing incredible work as well. We really want to bring that to people. “


” I have a philosophy that white people would be interested in Native Americans because, first of all, it’s probably the only group as a country we all study and know the history and then never study again past the age of 10. So I think we have these things we believe are true, that are just not true about what an audience wants. “


” Audiences want great story telling, it’s why white people watch my show ‘Black in America.’ It’s why black people watch ‘Latina in America.’ All of that is statistically shown and proven but it was because it was good story telling about people who were outsiders. “


” If you can tell a story well, you can move people to do something. “



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As CNN saw our growth in African-American viewership, they affirmed a fundamental truth of news coverage - people will watch you if they see themselves in what you report. It doesn
Our goal is to tell people about the International Space Station. I think very rarely people look up 250 miles and think, What are those guys working on, what are those men and women doing at this moment... They
I have a philosophy that white people would be interested in Native Americans because, first of all, it
Audiences want great story telling, it
If you can tell a story well, you can move people to do something.
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