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Black Voices, The #1 African American Site, Relaunches with Expanded News and Editorial Features and a Greater Emphasis on Community


New York, NY.– Black Voices (, the # 1 online destination for African American news, culture and community, today announced a relaunch of its leading site that includes an increased focus on news and editorial content, expanded community features including additional blogs and a new logo. Black Voices has enjoyed tremendous growth over the last year, expanding its leading position as an all-encompassing platform for the varying points of view of the black community and averaging more than 3 million unique visitors per month (ComScore Media Metrix).

“Although we are already the leader in the space, there are always opportunities to better serve the evolving needs of our audience,” said Tariq Muhammad, Director of Black Voices. “This relaunch is designed to enhance the overall consumer experience by adding new elements, improving existing features and truly offering a community platform so that our engaged users can connect with each other on issues that matter to them"

One of the highlights of Black Voices’ redesign is the integration of community throughout the site’s many areas, facilitating user interaction where previously not available via message boards and newly designed pages that invite readers’ comments. The Black Voices® site has greatly expanded its original content with a stronger emphasis on news gathering, breaking news stories and lifestyle to compliment the site’s existing entertainment coverage. They will now offer broader and deeper news analysis and lifestyle coverage via the Black Spin blog, in addition to breaking entertainment coverage through popular blogs like the BV Entertainment Newswire and the BV Buzz. Additionally, the user experience has become seamless with easier navigation and a cleaner, more consistent look throughout the site.

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