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 15th Annual Edition
'Buying Power of Black America' report breaks down billions in expenditures

Black consumers are responding to tighter economic condition by focusing more of their spending on items and services that improve their homes and lifestyle. That's one of the trends revealed in the 15th annual report, "The Buying Power of Black America," published by Target Market News. The report analyzes spending for black households in 2008 and finds that African-Americans...
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 Black Stats  
Frequently requested data on African American consumers

Black Buying Power:
 $803 Billion (2008)

Black U.S. Population:
 41.1 million

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

Top Five Black Metros:
 - New York-New Jersey
 - Washington-Baltimore
 - Chicago-Gary
 - Los Angeles
 - Philadelphia

Top Five Expenditures:
 - Housing $166.3 bil.
 - Food $65.3 bil.
 - Cars/Trucks $31.5 bil.
 - Clothing $26.9 bil.
 - Health Care $23.9 bil.

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Rainbow PUSH hosts symposium on telecommunications, international affairs

(October 22, 2010) The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund will host its annual symposium examining the current state of telecommunications and international affairs on Friday, October 29. The event takes place at the Capital Hilton hotel in Washington, DC., 1001 16th Street, NW from 7:30 - 2:00 pm and is open to the public. Pre-registration is required.

The topics and panels to be convened include "Obstacles and Opportunities in Implementing the National Broadband Plan," "Digital Civil Rights," "Broadband Adoption: Why it Should be the Top National Priority in Technology Policy," "Focus on Africa: U.S. HIV-AIDS Policy," and "Financial Literacy Training."

An opening VIP reception will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2010 6:00 PM, at The Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. To RSVP call 202-383-7974.

For additional information visit www.rainbowpush.org.

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