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    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 disparity facing the African American community.…

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    U.S. Economy and the African-American Community

    Representative Allan West (R-FL) other African American Republican leaders talked about ways to help small businesses in the African-American community. They focused on starting businesses,…

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    Minorities and Mortgage Foreclosure Crisis

    Robert L. Johnson talked about the state of the housing market and the mortgage foreclosure crisis among minority populations and in urban areas. In his remarks he spoke about needed policy…

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    Marketing to African-Americans

    Mr. Johnson spoke about the role of the African-American media, advertising to consumers, and preserving the integrity of the African-American press. Following his remarks he answered…

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    Minority Media Ownership Report

    Secretary Mineta announced a Commerce Department report on minority ownership of media in the U.S.

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    Minorities and the Entertainment Industry

    Rep. Payne, CBC officer and member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, opened the meeting. Mr. Benitez moderated the panel of witnesses who talked about both employment in the…

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    Reconnecting the African-American Community

    Robert Johnson talked about the history and mission of Black Entertainment Television and about future operations, including plans to expand on the Internet. He also talked about how cable…

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    Media, Communications, Art & Culture

    A National Conference on the Status of African Americans held a panel entitled “One-Third of a Nation: African-American Perspectives.” This panel discussed the status of African-Americans…

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