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Black Buying Power:
$679 Billion (2004)
Black U.S. Population:
Top Five Black Cities
- New York
Top Five Black Metros:
- New York-New Jersey
- Los Angeles
Top Five Expenditures:
- Housing 110.2 bil.
- Food 53.8 bil.
- Cars/Trucks 28.7 bil.
- Clothing 22.0 bil.
- Health Care 17.9 bil.
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launches on Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey
17, 2005) TV One, the new lifestyle and entertainment network targeting
African American adults, has launched on Channel 90 of Time Warner Cable
of New York and New Jersey digital customers, including customers in
Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, western Brooklyn, Mt. Vernon, as well as
Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey.
TV One features a broad mix of original and existing programming,
including lifestyle programming and home improvement series, dramas,
sitcoms, game, interview and music shows, movies and public affairs
"We are delighted that TV One will now be available to cable subscribers
in America's largest market, which is crucial both as a large and
influential African American market and a center for the media and
advertising businesses," said TV One Executive Vice President of Affiliate
Sales and Marketing Brad Samuels. "We thank Time Warner of New York for
its support and are confident we are providing them with a high-quality
channel that offers their customers an entertaining and unique reflection
of the breadth and depth of the African American culture."
Primetime on TV One features original series such as "Living It Up with
Patti LaBelle," in which the contemporary music diva offers viewers a
behind- the-scenes look at the hottest lifestyle trends; "Sharp Talk with
Al Sharpton," a unique, issue-oriented talk show filmed inside a Brooklyn
barbershop; and "TV One on One," a series of specials featuring interviews
with intriguing public figures and celebrities like Senator Barack Obama
(D-IL) and Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx; classic sitcoms from the '70s,
'80s and '90s like "Martin," "Amen" and "Good Times"; and quality dramas
like "New York Undercover" and "Boston Public."
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'Buying Power' report shows black consumers spending more on home life
As the American economy continues to move sluggishly,
African-American households are curtailing their spending in many
categories, including food, clothing and basic household items, while
investing more in home repair, home entertainment and consumer
electronics. Although they are trimming back, black consumers are still
spending more than their white counterparts on most of these products.
According to the newest edition of “The Buying Power of Black America”
report, African-American households are tightening their belts when it
comes to dining out, expanding their wardrobes, and leisure activities out
of the home. At the same time, they are increasing their spending on home
repairs and remodeling, audio and...
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