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