Black Stats Frequently requested
data on African American consumers
Black Buying Power:
$836 Billion (2010)
Black U.S. Population:
Top Five Black Cities
- New York
Top Five Black Metros:
- New York-New Jersey
- Los Angeles
Top Five Expenditures:
- Housing $203.8 bil.
- Food $65.2 bil.
- Cars/Trucks $29.1 bil.
- Clothing $29.3 bil.
- Health Care $23.6 bil. ______________________
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Dynamite' animated series to come to Adult Swim channel next year
(April 7, 2011) Adult Swim announced today it has picked up the animated
series Black Dynamite. Based on 2009's critically-acclaimed feature
film, Black Dynamite, the new 30-minute animated series will premiere in
the spring of 2012. The Black Dynamite animated series further
chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite, and
his crew. Under the direction of Carl Jones (The Boondocks), the series
features the voice talent of Michael Jai White, Tommy Davidson, Kym
Whitley and Byron Minns, all of whom starred in the feature film.
The feature film is an outrageous action comedy-spoof that follows
ex-CIA agent and full-time ladies man, Black Dynamite, who's out to
avenge the death of his brother against kung-fu masters, drug-dealing
pimps and The Man.
Black Dynamite, the animated series, is being produced by Ars Nova
Entertainment. Carl Jones is executive producer. Jon Steingart and
Jillian Apfelbaum also serve as executive producers. Brian Ash is
co-executive producer. Scott Sanders, Michael Jai White and Byron Minns
are producers. Black Dynamite is being animated by Titmouse, Inc.
In addition to the feature film and the animated series, Ars Nova and
Ape Entertainment have just released the comic book, Black Dynamite:
Slave Island. Written by Brian Ash, with drawings by Jun LoFamia and
colors by JM Ringuet, Black Dynamite: Slave Island follows everyone's
favorite blaxploitation sensation as he brings his badass brand of
kung-fu to the sequential page. Based on a story by Michael Jai White,
Byron Minns and Scott Sanders, Black Dynamite uses his fists of fury to
shut down a mysterious island where slavery still exists. The 48-page
comic book arrived in stores April 4.
Adult Swim (www.AdultSwim.com),
launched in 2001, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s network offering
original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults.
Airing nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Adult Swim shares channel
space with Cartoon Network, home to the best in original, acquired and
classic entertainment for youth and families, and is seen in 99.4
million U.S. homes.
ORDER TODAY! New
"Buying Power" report: Black consumers spend as economy grows Details $507
expenditures African-American consumers are cautiously increasing their
spending in some key product categories, even as they continue to make
adjustments in a slowly growing economy. The finding comes from the 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America"
report published by Target Market News..
In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product
and services categories. That's an increase of 16.6% over the $435 billion
spent in 2008. African-Americans" total earned income for 2009 is
estimated at $836 billion...