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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Veteran journalist Hazel Trice Edney launching black news wire service
1, 2010) Washington-based journalist, Hazel Trice Edney, has announced
she is establishing a wire service that will cover news about and of
interest to African-American audiences. To launch the venture, the
award-winning editor and reporter recently resigned her position as
editor-in-chief of the National Newspaper Publishers Association News
Services where she had served for the past 10 years.
The Trice Edney News Wire will have its official debut on Nov. 19, and
will be inaugurated with an event at the National Press Club, 529 14th
Street, NW, Washington, DC at 6:00 - 8:30PM.
"After 25 years of writing for the Black Press, I see this new venture
as a heightened venue from which to forge change for the social,
educational, economic, political and spiritual lives of Black people."
The Trice Edney News Wire will carry as its slogan, "Provocative news,
empowering information, unapologetically Black." It will provide
nationally-focused news stories, investigative reports, and opinion
columns to be delivered to more than 1,000 Black-owned or oriented
newspapers, radio stations and websites and news sources around the
nation. Stories will also be featured on the wire's own forthcoming
Hazel has covered Capitol Hill and national electoral politics for NNPA
since 2000, including work as an investigative reporter in NNPA's
NorthStar Investigative Reporting program. She was a 1999-2000
Congressional Fellow sponsored by the American Political Science
Association. In the nine-month fellowship for journalists, she served in
the personal office of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy.
Hazel earned her Master's degree from Harvard University's John F.
Kennedy School of Government, where she was awarded the William S.
Wasserman Jr. Fellowship on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. She
reported for the Richmond Afro-American and the Richmond Free Press
before she was awarded the Harvard fellowship in 1998.
Trice Edney Communications, LLC is the parent company of Trice Edney
Wire, which is owned and operated by Hazel Trice Edney, president and
CEO. For more information, please contact Tisha Y. Lewis at 202.425.8190
or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorships are available for the launch
event at the National Press Club on Nov. 19.