One of the panelists described the role of technology in improving educational opportunities for those of color. But that it a different issue from the personal one. There was a general consensus from the panelists that everyone should "do what she could" and keep things real when interacting with others.
One member of the panel had a relative shot yesterday in Charleston, SC in a tragic incident mentioned before the film started.
Update: September 1, 2015
The White House has a YouTube video with President Obama speaking about "My Brother's Keeper" here.