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Buying Power report: Blacks spend as economy grows
New 16th edition shows $507 bil in spending



The finding comes from the 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America" report. In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product and services categories. ...

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Sherman Kizart re-appointed to FCC's advisory committee on diversity

(March 14, 2013) Sherman K. Kizart, founder and managing director of Kizart Media Partners, Inc., has been re-appointed to serve on the FCC's re-chartered Federal Advisory Committee on Diversity in the Digital Age.  The invitation to continue to serve on the committee came from the Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  The Diversity Committee gives recommendations to the FCC regarding policies and practices that will further enhance diversity in the industries the commission regulates.

The Diversity Committee focuses on creating an environment that enables employment of a diverse workforce in the media, telecommunications and related fields; exploring ways to ensure universal access to broadband; and establishing the widest possible dissemination of information from diverse media sources.  Sherman Kizart will be joining other members on the committee including representatives from CBS-TV, the National Association of Broadcasters, and the National Hispanic Media Coalition.

Kizart Media Partners, Inc. (KMP, Inc.) is a national media sales and marketing consulting firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.  Sherman Kizart was selected for the appointment based upon his experience in the media and telecom industry.  He serves as an urban sales and marketing expert to some of the leading advocacy organizations in the U.S.


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