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Black Unemployment Fell to 11.6 Percent in April
The Black unemployment rate for April was 11.6 percent and the overall unemployment rate was 6.3 pe...


Commentary: GOP Leaders Need to Move on Jobless Benefits
The Senate took a procedural vote to get closer to a vote on extending unemployment benefits, but t...


Chicago Mayor Apologizes for 2014 Shooting, Vows Reforms
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel apologized for the 2014 shooting of a Black teenager Wednesday during a ...


King Bemoans "Staggering" Joblessness Among Blacks
Martin Luther King III says the country should confront "staggering unemployment" among Black males...


Commentary: A Nation That Pays Too Little Attention to Black Unemployment
The latest employment figures reveal the continued need for Congressional action and national solut...


Unemployment Rate for African-Americans Fell in January
The overall unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month to 8.3 percent after a surge of Jan...


Commentary: Unemployment Declines, But Why Not for Black America?
With the national decline in unemployment, African-Americans are again left out of the improved eco...


Black Unemployment Makes Slight Dip in September
Job growth still too weak to make a dent in the national unemployment rate....


African-American Unemployment Rate Climbed in August
The African-American jobless rate climbed from 15.9 percent to 16.7 percent in August. The overall ...


Obama Touts Economic Gains Under His Watch
President Obama says economy is recovering despite Republicans....


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


Commentary: Newt Gingrich Is Wrong About Obama and Black Unemployment
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is wrong to say President Obama has failed to address the ...


Commentary: Let's Focus on Jobs, Not the Fiscal Cliff
It's time for politicians to resolve the fiscal cliff and get back to the business the voters sent ...


Jamaica Utility to Cut Power to Electricity Theft-Prone Towns
Jamaica Public Service Co., the only power distributor on the island, announced to cut power in nei...


The Emotional Pain of Unemployment
Study describes how joblessness affects both wallet and well-being....


Maxine Waters Demands Obama Aide "Say Black"
At a meeting with Black leaders in Florida, a top Obama advisor was forced to face the music about ...


South Africa Tackles Rising Unemployment
Although South Africa has received glowing praise for its economic growth and the rise of a Black m...


Commentary: Where Black Unemployment Is Worse Than America’s
The U.K. has higher unemployment among Black people and the young than America....


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...


Westgate CEO Threatens Lay-Offs If Obama Is Reelected
David Siegel says employees risk losing their jobs if the country remains under the current preside...

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