Unemployment rate for Black women falls to single digits

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — During another slow month of economic recovery, the unemployment rate for Black women 20 years and

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Higher Ed not paying off for Black men in the job market

By Frederick Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News and New America Media) – Although more Black men have graduated from high school and

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Katrina Pain Index in 2013
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer Eight years after Katrina, nearly a hundred thousand people never got back to New Orleans, the city remains incredibly poor, jobs and income vary dramatically ...
Unemployment may very well get worse for Black workers
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent (NNPA) — The economy beat expectations in February by adding 236,000 jobs nearly, doubling 119,000 jobs created in January, according to the Labor Depart­ment. Overall, the ...
Black unemployment still needs to be addressed
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The unemployment rate report that was released November 2 was good news for President Obama. The unemployment rate ticked up just a tiny bit, from 7.8 ...
Ain’t nothin’ goin’ on but the rent
Why an agenda on job creation in education should lead Obama’s second term By Dr. Andre Perry Contributing Columnist People of color and in particular poor, people of color have fallen in love ...
Jobs report shows slow but steady growth
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) —Voters were still waiting to elect the next president of the United States when the Labor Depart­ment’s monthly jobs report, issued four days before ...
‘Capital punishment’ in the workplace
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist In employment law, they speak about a termination or firing as being the “capital punishment” of employment relations. This may sound dramatic – unless you ...
Law firm on a quest to increase minority pool of lawyers
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Powerful attorneys—in Louisiana and around the country—are the stuff of legend and their careers have become fodder for a slew of court room novels, television mini-series and ...
FAMU begins national search for new band director
(Special to the NNPA from Florida Courier) — Florida A&M University (FAMU) has begun its national search for a new Director of Bands. The university started the process on ...

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