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Study Finds Black Resilience Contributes to Unemployment Rate
A study finds that persistence in the Black labor force helps fuel a high unemployment rate....


Report Explores Barriers for Black Girls' Educational, Economic Success
NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the National Women’s Law Center released “Unlocking Opportunity for Af...


Report Points to Little Gains for Blacks Since March on Washington
The Economic Policy Institute says that little has changed in economic and educational conditions f...


Report: African-American Students Are More Isolated Now Than 40 Years Ago
A new report by the Economic Policy Institute states that the isolation of socially and economicall...


Julianne Malveaux to Step Down as President of Bennett College
Julianne Malveaux, the noted economist, columnist and author, will step down as president of Bennet...


Commentary: Black Unemployment Is Even Worse Than You Think
Black unemployment in May was at 13.6 percent, a six-tenths of a percent increase from the month be...


Report: High Black Unemployment Widespread
High rates of Black unemployment have spread beyond the Midwestern rustbelt states that were home t...


Black Middle Class Eroding Quickly
With the nation’s economy still flagging, even middle-income Blacks are taking bigger financial hit...


Despite China's Might, U.S. Factories Maintain Edge
WASHINGTON – U.S. factories are closing. American manufacturing jobs are reappearing overseas...


Poll: Public Blames Grad Rates on College Students
The public pins most of the blame for poor college graduation rates on students and their parents a...


Obama Names New Council of Economic Advisors Chairman
President Obama names Princeton economist Alan Krueger to head the Council of Economic Advisors. Kr...


Forty Reasons to Care About the Payroll Tax
With all the bickering in Washington, people can miss what the payroll tax debate means to their pe...


North Carolina: Fear of "Resegregation" Sparks Unrest
North Carolina: Fear of resegregation sparks unrest....


Record Gains for U.S. Poverty with Elections Looming
Record Gains for U.S. Poverty with Elections Looming...


White House Now Turning to Girls of Color
The White House plans to create a Working Group on Challenges and Opportunities for Women and Girls...


Did Cooked Unemployment Figures Help Obama Win Re-election?
Report alleges the unemployment rate's fall was due to manipulation....


Transcript: President Obama's State of the Union Address
In his State of the Union address, the president said the economy is stronger than when he took off...


Transcript: Mitt Romney's NAACP Speech
The Republican candidate for president speaks on health-care reform, the economy and the 2012 elect...


Op-Ed | Nuclear Energy: An Economic Lifeline for Local Communities
Nuclear Energy: An economic lifeline for local communities....


Percentage of Unemployed Black College Grads Twice That of White Counterparts
More black college grads are unemployed than white grads....

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