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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Times Media and 100 Black Men of America to collaborate on publication
(May 16, 2011) Real Times Media and its subsidiary Who's Who Publishing
have partnered with 100 Black Men of America, Inc. to create a
comprehensive national publication chronicling the accomplishments of
the organization. The publication entitled, "MANNING UP! A celebration
of 25 Years of Achievement within 100 Black Men of America, Inc.," will
be unveiled during the 100 Black Men of American Chapter Summit in
MANNING UP! will highlight how the organization has continued to improve
the quality of life in communities across the nation while enhancing
educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans. It
will feature approximately 400 profiles of leading members of 100 Black
Men and its regional affiliated chapter. The publication will support
the mission of the organization, "Black men giving real time to
positively impact the development of youth in our community,"
"Through this partnership with Who's Who Publishing, 100 Black Men is
able to put a face with the names of the men who are delivering upon the
organization's promise in grand fashion," said Albert E. Dotson, Jr.,
board chairman of the organization. "Our 25th anniversary year is a
perfect time for us to tell our story."
The book will also celebrate the organization's founders, highlight
today's contemporaries who are maintaining its vision, profile emerging
leaders who will carry on the legacy and contain bios and photos of
individuals representing each of the chapters.
"As a company that focuses on African American achievement, we are
excited to have this opportunity to chronicle the history of the 100
Black Men and be a part of their 25th anniversary," said Hiram E.
Jackson, CEO, Real Times Media and Who's Who Publishing. "The 100 Black
Men of America has done outstanding work in our community and we look
forward to working with them to ensure they receive the recognition that
Real Times Media is a multimedia company focused on news and information
expressly for the African American community. Through its subsidiary
Who's Who Publishing, it publishes 25 publications that focus on African
American achievement in cities all over America. It recently published
an automotive book entitled, DRIVEN: A Tribute to African American
Achievement in the Automotive Industry. That book, has received
national acclaim. It was featured at the 2011 Trumpet Awards as well as
the 2011 NAACP Image Awards.
ORDER TODAY! New
"Buying Power" report: Black consumers spend as economy grows Details $507
expenditures African-American consumers are cautiously increasing their
spending in some key product categories, even as they continue to make
adjustments in a slowly growing economy. The finding comes from the 16th annual edition of "The Buying Power of Black America"
report published by Target Market News..
In 2009, black households spent an estimated $507 billion in 27 product
and services categories. That's an increase of 16.6% over the $435 billion
spent in 2008. African-Americans" total earned income for 2009 is
estimated at $836 billion...