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 Black Stats          
Frequently requested data on African American consumers

Black Buying Power:
  $744 Billion (2006)

Black U.S. Population:
  38.3 million

Top Five Black Cities
  - New York
  - Chicago
  - Detroit
  - Philadelphia
  - Houston

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  - New York-New Jersey
  - Washington-Baltimore
  - Chicago-Gary
  - Los Angeles
  - Philadelphia

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 - Food $59.2 bil.
 - Cars/Trucks $32.1 bil.
 - Clothing $27.7 bil.
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TV One announces new reality series starring actress and former First Lady LisaRaye

 (July 31, 2009) LisaRaye, the beautiful, outspoken star of film and television and First Lady of the Turks and Caicos, is moving forward with her new life, and TV One will be there to capture the unvarnished journey in a new reality series slated to go into production this fall. TV One announced the new series at the summer meeting of the Television Critics Association.

To be filmed in Los Angeles and the Turks and Caicos, the new reality series will follow the star of TV One's All of Us as she works to fully re-establish her critically acclaimed acting career, while balancing a far-flung and complex personal life. The half-hour, eight episode series is slated to premiere in spring 2010.

LisaRaye came to Los Angeles from her native Chicago more than a decade ago, and got a taste of stardom and strong reviews in Ice Cube's The Players Club and later leading roles in The Wood, Civil Brand and other films. More TV and film roles followed, including the role of Neesee in the popular sitcom All of Us.

She married the Premier of the island nation of Turks & Caicos in 2006, and went from living a charmed Hollywood life to the her role as First Lady. But, after allegations of infidelity and illegal behavior swirled around her husband, it all ended.  

TV One viewers will be able to follow LisaRaye on her journey as she reclaims the life and lifestyle she so loves. In addition to focusing on her acting career, she's got to help her 19-year-old daughter Kai deal with the challenges of transitioning to adulthood; keep her incarcerated sister, the rapper Da Brat, in line; take care of her ailing mother, and of course, hold down a little love life of her own.

Launched in January 2004, TV One (www.tvoneonline.com) serves more than 47 million households, offering a broad range of entertainment, reality and lifestyle -oriented original programming, classic series, movies, and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult African American viewers. 


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Congratulates the
Recipients of the 2009



Advertising Executive
of the Year
CLIFF FRANKLIN

CEO
FUSE Advertising


Media Executive 
of the Year
LOUIS CARR
President. Broadcast
Media Sales
BET


Marketing Executive
of the Year
CRYSTAL WORTHEM
Multicultural Marketing Manager
Ford Motor Co.


Research Executive
of the Year
ESTHER FRANKLIN
Executive Vice Pres.,
Director of Cultural Identities
Starcom Mediavest  Group


Public Relations Executive
of the Year
KIM HUNTER

President / CEO
LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS


Lifetime Achievement Award
JOHNATHAN RODGERS

President
TV One







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