By Honorable Peter C. Groff For good reasons many African Americans have wonderful memories of their time in public schools. Among those recollections are the family and community legacies, the favorite teacher and the lifelong […]
The Associated Press Mississippi’s public schools face unintended, unfair and unhelpful outcomes in state accountability rankings if the U.S. Department of Education does not approve the state’s plan to freeze those rankings during the transition […]
By George E. Curry
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Companies that fail to advertise with black media are missing an opportunity to effectively reach nearly 43 million African Americans whose $967 billion annual buying power is projected to exceed $1 trillion in three years, according to the new study released by Nielsen and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).
“Still the largest racial minority group in America, with a projected buying power of $1.1 trillion by 2015, black consumers remain at the forefront of social trends and media consumption,” the study found. The findings were released Friday at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Legislative Conference.
“Our collaboration with the NNPA has been successful,” said Susan Whiting, vice chair of Nielsen, a premier global information and measurement company. “…. […]
Too often, we only hear about the negative – particularly when it comes to Jackson Public Schools. As a long-time supporter of public education, I believe we need to commend Pamela Shaw, Founder and President […]