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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Joyner's HBCUsOnline.com adds FAMU and Tennessee State as partners
(May 22, 2011) Florida A & M University and Tennessee State University
are partnering with Tom Joyner's HBCUsOnline as part of a new national
initiative to enroll students in undergraduate and graduate online
degree programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
FAMU and Tennessee State join Texas Southern University to become part
of Joyner's education services company that has been well-received by
tens of thousands of potential students since it launched nine-months
ago. In addition to offering new degree choices, HBCUsOnline is
offering a wide range of professional certificates, from basic business
skills to advanced certifications for information technology (IT)
HBCUsOnline is a marketing, enrollment services and online student
support vehicle to help students apply to black colleges and achieve
career success after graduation. Joyner is creating the most
comprehensive educational services company for black colleges in the
world. Since last September, more than 150,000 adult student prospects
"Adding FAMU and Tennessee State as part of HBCUsOnline is very exciting
because we are now partnering with three of the largest HBCUs in the
nation," said Tom Joyner, host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner
Morning Show and founder of the company. "I want to make sure that
African Americans know that getting an online degree from an HBCU is a
better choice. Students take classes from experienced professors and
graduates become part of the schools' proud legacy of alumni!"
Enrollment for the fall courses is now open. Students can go to
HBCUsOnline.com to learn more about popular degree programs and easily
apply. HBCUsOnline provides program specialists to facilitate the
entire application and enrollment process as well as provide
online-focused student support from registration through graduation.
Upon completion of all the required coursework, a student will receive a
degree from the participating universities - an accredited, credible,
high quality and nationally recognized black college or university.
Tennessee State, founded in 1912, has more than 8,800 students, and for
12 consecutive years has been ranked one of the nation's best colleges
by U.S. News and World Reports. The Nashville, TN-based school is
offering several options, including two undergraduate degrees and a
masters degree program that are specifically designed to help working
adults complete their degrees.
The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (BSID) is
specifically designed for students who have already earned some prior
college credit. It is flexible enough to help them complete remaining
coursework and earn a degree. The Bachelor of Science in Professional
Studies (BSPS) has a concentration in Organizational Leadership or
Information Technology. The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) allows
students to select a concentration in one of three areas: Human
Resources Leadership, Training and Development or Strategic Leadership.
"Tennessee State University has a diverse student population and offers
quality programs to suit the academic and professional needs of its
constituency," said President Portia Shields. "Among this population are
adult learners who are able to earn degrees online, at night, and on
weekends. Through this partnership, we are able to extend the
University's reach and expose the merits of this great Institution to a
FAMU, the nation's largest HBCU, enrolling 13,274 students, was ranked
by the National Academies as the No. 1 institution of origin for African
Americans who go on to earn their Ph.D. degrees in the natural science
and engineering. FAMU's College of Law in Orlando is ranked by U.S. News
and World Report as one of the nation's most diverse law schools.
FAMU is noted for its programs in business, architecture, journalism and
the heath profession including pharmacy where it is the nation's leading
producer of African American pharmacists. FAMU is now offering three
online graduate-level programs in high-demand job areas: an Executive
Masters in Business Administration degree, a Masters in Public Health
and a Masters of Science in Nursing.
"We are looking forward to enrolling students from across the country,
and around the globe in our online programs so that we can prepare them
to pursue their career goals and give them the opportunity to be a part
of this great Rattler tradition," said President James H. Ammons. "FAMU
has the programs, faculty and researchers to help students prepare to
compete and win in the new economy. We are pleased to partner with
HBCUsOnline to bring our programs to the finger tips of a broader
Texas Southern's online degree programs include a general Executive MBA,
-843286407 an Executive MBA with an emphasis in Energy Finance, and an
Executive Masters in Public Administration. Texas Southern is an
85-year-old institution best known for its Thurgood Marshall School of
Law, Jesse H. Jones School of Business, its Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland
School of Public Affairs, and its College of Pharmacy and Health
Sciences, which has produced 27 percent of all African-American
pharmacists in the country.
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...