Black-Owned Media

Byron Allen Allen Media Group
Allen acquired the network for $11 million after approval from a Florida bankruptcy court, according to a company press release.
/ July 20, 2022
In a letter obtained by theGrio, members of Congress call out the gap in the government’s advertising spending on Black-owned media.
/ March 11, 2022
Watson’s letter to investors last month noted that Ozy execs had “heard from” both the Justice Department and the SEC.
/ November 11, 2021
Journalist Roland Martin talks about co-hosting this year’s Urban One Honors dedicated to Black women. He also discusses Black media.
/ May 14, 2021
On his REVOLT site, Combs joined the chorus calling out the racism behind General Motors’ limited spending with Black media companies.
/ April 8, 2021
Byron Allen
“I’m very proud of Verizon,” Allen told Deadline, “coming to the table to make sure we have real economic inclusion for Black-owned media.”
/ April 7, 2021
Byron Allen
General Motors responded to allegations of racism by announcing plans to increase ad spending with Black-owned media,
/ April 1, 2021