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Robert L. Johnson Commissions National Poll on State of African American Affairs, Unemployment, Social and Cultural Sentiment

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BETHESDA, Md., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), will discuss the results of a national poll conducted by Zogby Analytics during a National Press Club Luncheon at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2013, in the National Press Club Ballroom.

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Johnson commissioned the poll earlier this year among a sample of African American adults across the country to gauge their sentiment on a range of issues such as the state of national affairs, race relations, unemployment, wealth disparity, crime and gun control, and leadership within the African American community.

WHO:        

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman, The RLJ Companies



WHAT:       

National Press Club Luncheon



WHEN:        

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 12:30 p.m. (EDT)



WHERE:       

The National Press Club, Ballroom, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Note: tickets must be purchased to attend this event. Please visit the National Press Club to purchase tickets online: http://press.org/events/npc-luncheon-robert-johnson-chairman-rlj-companies-inc

About The RLJ Companies: The RLJ Companies, founded by Robert L. Johnson, is an innovative business network that provides strategic investments in a diverse portfolio of companies. Within The RLJ Companies portfolio, Johnson owns or holds interests in businesses operating in a publicly traded hotel real estate investment trust; private equity; financial services; asset management; insurance services; automobile dealerships; sports and entertainment; and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming. The RLJ Companies is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with affiliate operations in Charlotte, NC; Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; San Juan, PR; and Monrovia, Liberia. Prior to founding The RLJ Companies, Johnson was founder and chairman of Black Entertainment Television (BET). For more information visit: www.rljcompanies.com.

Contact: Traci Otey Blunt
240.744.7858
press@rljcompanies.com

 

SOURCE The RLJ Companies



RELATED LINKS
http://www.rljcompanies.com

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