Black Unemployment

While African-Americans have made significant social and economic strides since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Black community continues to face…

An Arizona woman who received an outpouring of donations last year after leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job…

Although the unemployment rate for African-American men has dropped, there still remains a major disparity between other racial groups. The jobless rate for Black men…

A group of Black state lawmakers is stepping up pressure on Google, Facebook, Twitter and others to diversify their workforces in 2015 through more robust…

It’s looking like it might be a long summer and for Black youth, and Congress isn’t making it any
easier. That’s because House Republicans (y’know, always with Black boys as a priority) decided to vote down an increase to the minimum…

The National Urban League‘s 38th annual “State Of Black America” report highlights that job creation in the country is of smaller benefit to Black and…

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

Rev. Al Sharpton talks with the crew about the rising unemployment problem in the black community.

In an interview with David Gregory on Meet The Press, NAACP President Ben Jealous (pictured) said that Black Americans “are doing far worse” under the…

Well, it appears that some of the nation’s leading economists have proclaimed that the recession is over. Of course, these were the best and brightest who failed to warn us of the Great Recession in the first place, but I don’t want to sidetrack you with trivialities.

Dear Mr. President, I write this letter with all due respect to yourself, as well as the office of the presidency. Your historic rise up the political ladder has been nothing short of inspirational, and your extraordinary vision has positioned you as one of the most celebrated leaders in the history of the United States. […]