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Black Economic Progress Improved Tremendously Under Obama, Cabinet Says
Administration outlines the steps they have taken to achieve improved lives for African-Americans....


Barack Obama Begins His Farewell Tour
From the moment President Obama began speaking last night at his final State of the Union address, ...


Census: 1 in 5 American Children Depend on Food Stamps
Last year, 16 million children under the age of 18 in the U.S. relied on food stamp assistance....


Commentary: This Is the President I Voted For
Keith Boykin says Obama is finally fulfilling his promises....


Black Unemployment Rate Dipped in September
The Black unemployment rate in September was 11.0 percent....


Black Unemployment Dipped Again in May
The Black unem- ployment rate for May was 11.5 percent and the overall unemployment rate was 6.3 pe...


Commentary: African-Americans Benefit Significantly From Minimum Wage Increase
A minimum wage increase boosts minorities' earnings by billions....


Unemployment Benefits Bill Headed to House
A Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits is now in the House's court....


American Money: All About the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
This month marks the third anniversary of the enactment of Dodd-Frank, which Congress passed to hel...


American Money: Minimizing Your Federal Student Loan Debt
Students can gain a handle over unmanageable student loan debt by being proactive....


Income Loss for Blacks More Than Twice That of Whites
Though most Americans have lost household income since the end of the recession, once again, Blacks...


Commentary: For African-Americans, 50 Years of High Unemployment ... and Counting
African-Americans will not be able to conquer poverty or the many problems that stem from poverty w...


Obama Turns His Attention to the Economy
President Obama kicks off a three-state tour to push his economic agenda....


Obama Speaks to Black America
President Barack Obama discusses the economy and voting rights with Black leaders and radio hosts....


49ers Great Ronnie Lott Helping Young People Tackle Finances
The Hall of Fame safety shares his business acumen in a Bronx education program....


In the War on Unemployment, the National Urban League Has a Battle Plan
The Great Recession has battered, bruised and pummeled the nation—but nowhere more so than in urban...


Commentary: Hard Times for Public School
Republican hysteria over budget deficits, on top of the recession, could devastate our educational ...


In a Tough Economy, Old Stigmas Fall Away
In a Tough Economy | Old Stigmas Fall Away...


Christmas Eve Caps Great Shopping Season
Last minute shoppers make this the most successful retail season since 2007....


Can Being Unemployed Take Years Off Your Life?
Health experts are suggesting that stress from the recession may be widening the Black-white life-e...

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