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06 Feb, 2017, 11:20 ET Statement By Robert L. Johnson Applauding U.S. Representatives Tom Rooney (R-FL-17) And Alcee Hastings (D-FL-20) For Introducing H. Res 77 To Increase Minority Hiring And Business Opportunities

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) today issued the following...


14 Jan, 2017, 15:10 ET Statement By Robert L. Johnson Urging Congress To Adopt A Resolution By Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) To Increase Minority Hiring And Minority Business Opportunities

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) today issued the following...


24 Feb, 2016, 17:46 ET The RLJ Companies Commissions Second Nationwide African American Opinion Survey

 The RLJ Companies today announced the results of a nationwide African American survey conducted by Zogby Analytics. One thousand randomly...


26 Jan, 2016, 17:52 ET Retirement Clearinghouse Applauds White House Initiatives to Improve Retirement Savings Portability

 Robert L. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of the RLJ Companies and majority investor in Retirement Clearinghouse, LLC, welcomes President Barack...


04 Feb, 2015, 08:00 ET Robert L. Johnson Donates Selections From The Barnett-Aden Collection To The Smithsonian's National Museum Of African American History & Culture

Robert L. Johnson, founder of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), today announced a donation of select artworks...


06 Jan, 2015, 11:22 ET Naylor Association Solutions, An RLJ Equity Partners' Portfolio Company, Acquires Timberlake Membership Software

 RLJ Equity Partners, LLC and Naylor Association Solutions today announced the acquisition of Fairfax, VA-based Timberlake Membership Software,...


22 Oct, 2014, 15:52 ET LAI International, Inc., an RLJ Equity Partners' Portfolio Company, Acquires Zak Incorporated

 RLJ Equity Partners, LLC and LAI International, Inc., today announced the acquisition of Zak Incorporated (Zak), a full service manufacturer...


08 Oct, 2014, 14:01 ET Robert L. Johnson Participates In "Lunch With A Leader" Auction For Communities In Schools Los Angeles

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), participated in the 2014...


06 Oct, 2014, 18:10 ET Statement From Bob Johnson On The Passing Of Comer Cottrell, Jr., Founder Of PRO-LINE Corporation

 "The country lost a great and dynamic leader in Comer Cottrell who built the PRO-LINE Hair Care business into one of the top hair care brands...


13 Aug, 2014, 08:00 ET RLJ Credit Management, LLC Announces Investment In Lulu*s Fashion Lounge, Inc.

 Robert L. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies and Chairman of RLJ Credit Management, LLC, an RLJ affiliate company, today...


28 Jul, 2014, 07:00 ET Robert L. Johnson Commends U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) For Introducing A Resolution In Support Of The RLJ Rule

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), announced that Senator Tim...


16 Jul, 2014, 15:12 ET RLJ Equity Partners, LLC Exits Media Source, Inc. (MSI)

RLJ Equity Partners, LLC, an affiliate of The RLJ Companies, today announced it has completed its sale of Media Source, Inc. (MSI). Based in Plain...


25 Apr, 2014, 11:31 ET Naylor, LLC, An RLJ Equity Partners' Portfolio Company, Acquires Boxwood Technology

 RLJ Equity Partners, LLC and Naylor, LLC, today announced the acquisition of Boxwood Technology, the leading provider of online career centers...


25 Mar, 2014, 09:30 ET Traci Otey Blunt Recognized Among "25 Influential Black Women In Business"

 The RLJ Companies today announced that Traci Otey Blunt, Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, has been...


13 Feb, 2014, 08:00 ET RLJ Credit Management, LLC Announces The Final Closing Of $135 Million RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund

 RLJ Credit Management, LLC today announced the closing of RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund I, LP ("RLJ Credit" or the "Fund"). With the closing of...


18 Dec, 2013, 15:51 ET RLJ Equity Partners, LLC Acquires Naylor, LLC

RLJ Equity Partners, LLC, an RLJ portfolio company, today announced its acquisition of Naylor, LLC (Naylor), a leading provider of...


05 Dec, 2013, 18:37 ET Statement From Bob Johnson On The Passing Of Nelson Mandela

"President Mandela is a legendary figure for all time and for all mankind. He exhibited leadership and humanitarian qualities that, I would...


16 Oct, 2013, 07:00 ET Robert L. Johnson Will Receive Highest Award Recognition In Media From The Library Of American Broadcasting

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), will be inducted into the 2013...


04 Sep, 2013, 09:30 ET RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund Invests Capital In Pivotal 5, LLC, A Wellness And Fitness Products Company

Robert L. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies and Chairman of RLJ Credit Opportunity Fund, an RLJ portfolio company, today announced...


24 Jul, 2013, 10:43 ET RLJ McLarty Landers Tops 2013 Auto Dealers List

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and chairman of the board of the automotive group RLJ McLarty Landers Automotive...


02 Jul, 2013, 13:27 ET Statement From Bob Johnson About The Passing Of Former U.S. Rep. William H. Gray III

 "I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Reverend Bill Gray. Not only was he a formidable political leader, he was a stalwart...


25 Jun, 2013, 14:31 ET Statement From Robert L. Johnson On The Recent Decisions On Civil Rights And Affirmative Action By The Supreme Court Of The United States

"The recent decisions by the Supreme Court of the United States on the affirmative action and the Voting Rights Act indicate there is little legal...


24 Jun, 2013, 09:00 ET Robert L. Johnson And Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. Announce Alliance To End Payday Lending, Lower Minority Consumer Debt, And Promote Financial Education

 Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr., senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of...


09 May, 2013, 07:00 ET Robert L. Johnson Announces A Campaign To End Payday Lending And To Encourage Access To Low Interest Rate Borrowing Alternatives

Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies announced plans for an education awareness campaign designed to convince minority...