African Americans, Politics, and the Economy

Bob Johnson, formerly the founder and chairman of Black Entertainment Television (BET), spoke about on the economic challenges and wealth… read more

Bob Johnson, formerly the founder and chairman of Black Entertainment Television (BET), spoke about on the economic challenges and wealth disparity facing the African American community. Issues included starting businesses, closing the unemployment gap, and the wage gap between black and white Americans. He shared the results of a Zogby survey recently commissioned by his current company to gauge sentiments of the African-American community on the current state of political, economic, and social affairs. He responded to questions submitted from the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
311744-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 26, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 31, 2013

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  • Mar 26, 2013 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 2013 | 5:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2013 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 30, 2013 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 31, 2013 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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