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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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Soul of the South Network to air Premiere Basketball League games

(December 6, 2012) Beginning next year, The Premier Basketball League will be broadcast on the new soon to launch network, Soul of the South Network. The PBL, is a men's professional basketball minor league that began play in 2007. The Premier Basketball League has raised the bar on minor league Men's Professional Basketball with outstanding players, diversified teams and top level competition.

Soul of the South will broadcast over 18 stations in 11 markets reaching over 95 million Americans and allowing 62% of African American households access to original programming customized specially for them. Along with this original programming, the network will also broadcast both national news and daily customized local news.

"It's an honor to be the first professional sports league to be featured live on the Soul of the South Network," said Dr. Severko Hrywnak, Chairman of the Board of The Premier Basketball League. "We look forward to showcasing The PBL talent and top level competition to a whole new audience."

In March 2013, The PBL will be entering its 6th season which coincides with the official launch of SSN TV. With this new partnership, PBL fans will be treated to an action packed game of the week on live television on a major television network.

For more information on The Premier Basketball League including team schedules, visit: and for more information on the Soul of South Network, (SSN.TV), you can visit www.SSN.TV. For any inquiries please contact Dominic Turcotte, Director of International Development at or by phone at 773-385-5748.

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