Table 1

African American organisations with tobacco industry involvement

Type(s) of tobacco industry involvement†Involved tobacco company(ies)‡
Organisation type*Organisation nameCEMPBWLOPMRJRTI
*Categorised according to the National Directory of African American Organizations, located on Philip Morris website.
†C, Corporate/organisational links: documents provide evidence of shared leadership between community organisation and one or more tobacco companies (for example, dual board relationships). E, Economic support: documents provide evidence that one or more tobacco companies or the Tobacco Institute provided economic support for the organisation or its designees. This support may include direct contributions, sponsorships of activities or internships, or covering of other expenses such as travel or office relocation. M, Marketing access: documents provide evidence that the organisation facilitated marketing access to its members for one or more tobacco companies (for example, cigarette sampling allowed at organisation’s functions/events). P, Political exchange: documents provide evidence that one or more tobacco companies or the Tobacco Institute has assisted the organisation in political matters (for example, handled press conferences, press releases, assisted with lobbying, linked organisation with allies), or that the organisation has assisted the tobacco industry in its political matters.
‡BW, Brown and Williamson Tobacco Company; LO, Lorillard Tobacco Company; PM, Philip Morris; RJR, RJ Reynolds; TI, The Tobacco Institute.
Business/ professional/ tradeA. Philip Randolph FoundationXXXXXXX
Association of Minority Enterprises of New YorkXX XX
Black ExpoXX XXXX
Black Women in PublishingXXX
Coalition of Black Trade UnionistsXXX XX
Conference of Negro Business and Professional WomenXX
Dallas Black Chamber of CommerceX XX
International Association of Black Professional Fire FightersXX
National Association of Black & Minority Chambers of Commerce XX
National Association of Black JournalistsX XXX
National Association of Black Social WorkersXXX
National Association of Market DevelopersXX XX
National Association of Minority Contractors XXX
National Association of Minority Women in BusinessX XX
National Association for Real Estate BrokersXX XXX
National Association of Women Business OwnersXX
National Bankers AssociationXXX
National Bar AssociationXX XXXX
National Black Chamber of CommerceXXXX
National Black MBA’s AssociationXX
National Black Media CoalitionXXX
National Black Police AssociationX XXXX
National Business LeagueXX XXXX
National Conference of Black LawyersX XX
National Dental AssociationXX
National Forum for Black Public AdministratorsXXXXXX
National Minority Business CouncilXX XXX
National Minority Supplier Development CouncilXX XXXXX
National Newspaper Publishers AssociationXXX XXXX
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement ExecutivesXX XX
National United Affiliated Beverage AssociationXX XXX
North Carolina Association of Minority BusinessXXX
Opportunities Industrialization Centers of AmericaXXX XXXXX
West Coast Black Publishers AssociationX XXX
World Institute of Black Communications, Inc.X XX
Civil/equal rightsAmerican Association for Affirmative ActionXXXX
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights XXX
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)XXX XXXXXX
National Council of Negro WomenXXXXXX
National Urban League, Inc (NUL) and local chaptersXXX XXXXX
Operation PUSH (Rainbow/PUSH Coalition)X XXXXX
Southern Christian Leadership ConferenceXX XXX
United Black Church AppealXX
Community development100 Black Men of AmericaXXX
Associated Black CharitiesXX
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s ClubsXX XXXX
National Coalition of 100 Black WomenX XXX
EducationalFlorida A&M UniversityXX
Jackie Robinson FoundationXXXX
Meharry Medical CollegeXXX
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher EducationXXX
National Black Child Development Institute, Inc.XX
North Carolina A&T State UniversityXX
North Carolina Central UniversityXX
Tuskegee AirmenXXX
United Negro College FundXXXXX
Winston-Salem State UniversityXX
Fraternities/ sororitiesAlpha Kappa AlphaXXXXX
Alpha Phi AlphaXXXX
Delta Sigma ThetaXX XXXX
Kappa Alpha PsiXXXXX
Omega Psi PhiXX
Phi Beta SigmaXX
Political and/or public policyBlack Elected Democrats of Ohio (Ohio Legislative Black Caucus)XX
Congressional Black CaucusXXX XXXXXX
Congressional Black Caucus FoundationXXXXXX
Georgia Association of Black Elected OfficialsXX XXX
Georgia Legislative Black CaucusXX XX
Joint Center for Political and Economic StudiesXXXX
Louisiana Legislative Black CaucusXX
Massachusetts Legislative Black CaucusX XX
Regional and/or public policy (continued)Michigan Black Legislative CaucusX XXX
National Association of Black County OfficialsXX XXX
National Black Caucus of State LegislatorsXX XXXX
National Black Republican CouncilXX
National Conference of Black MayorsX XXXX
National Political Congress of Black WomenXX
New York State Black, Puerto Rican, and Hispanic Legislative CaucusXX XXX
North Carolina Legislative Black CaucusXX
South Carolina Legislative Black CaucusXX
Tennessee Caucus of Black State LegislatorsX XXX
World Conference of MayorsXX XXXX