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CB12-18

Contact:  Vicki Glasier
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2012

***Media Advisory UPDATED*** — Census Bureau and National Urban League Host Forum on Black Population

What:

The U.S. Census Bureau will host a forum with the National Urban League on the black population at Black Entertainment Television studios. This event will highlight statistics from the 2010 Census, providing a portrait of the black population in the U.S. Following the presentation, an expert panel will discuss the statistics and their implications.

When:

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012; 9 a.m. to noon (EST)

Who:

Robert Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Marc Morial, chief executive officer and president, National Urban League
Chanelle Hardy, senior vice president/executive director, National Urban League
Nicholas Jones, chief, Racial Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Tallese Johnson, Racial Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Kristal High, editor, Politic365
Margaret Simms, fellow and director, Low-Income Working Families project,
   Urban Institute
Roderick Harrison, Howard University professor, Joint Center for Political
   and Economic Studies
Patricia Coulter, chief executive officer, Urban League of Philadelphia
Tracey Webb, founder, Black Gives Back Blog and Black Benefactors
Odis Johnson Jr., assistant professor, African American Studies, Maryland
   Population Research Center, University of Maryland
Julianne Malveaux, president, Bennett College

Where:

Black Entertainment Television Studios/Headquarters
1235 W Street NE, Washington, DC

Online press kit:

<http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/news_conferences/20120201_presskit_black.html>.

The event will be broadcast on the Census Bureau's Ustream channel at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/us-census-bureau. Viewers will be able to submit questions via Facebook and Twitter (#ProfileAmerica).

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014