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Psychology of Black unemployment

By Cynthia E. Griffin Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) — As she watched President Barack Obama lay out his jobs plan

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City trains residents for careers in film industry

NEW ORLEANS, LA — The City of New Orleans, in partnership with the New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC), will host a free Film Production

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Black unemployment continues to soar
WASHINGTON — Black leaders said on Friday that the rise in unemployment among Blacks revealed in the latest jobs report is nothing short of a “state of emergency” as they ...
White House to host entrepreneurship forum in New Orleans
WASHINGTON, DC — The White House Business Council zip online loans and the Office of Public Engagement today announced that they will host two Urban Entrepreneurship Forums in New ...
Obama denies charge that he has failed African Americans, Latinos on jobs
By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) — President Barack Obama, in what was likely his first direct defense pertaining to the question of the high unemployment rate among Blacks and Latinos, says ...
U.S. Treasury expands Small Business ‘Main Street’ program
A north Louisiana bank is among six financial institutions that will get a much-needed shot in the arm from the expansion of a federal program designed to strengthen ...
Young males of color likely to end up jobless, imprisoned or dead
By George E. Curry (Special from TheDefenders-Online.com) – Fifty-one percent of Hispanic male high school graduates ages 15-24 and 45 percent of African-American males in that category will end up unemployed, ...
Facing escalated jobless numbers, CBC chief promises fight for jobs bill
By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Con­gressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver II (D-Mo.) is blaming Republicans for holding up job growth legislation and promises to continue fighting for a jobs ...
Feds eye Black unemployment
The United States Department of Labor has released a new report The Black Labor Force in the Recovery. Key findings of the report: • African-Americans or Blacks made up 12 ...
Wise investments: The financial realities of America’s Black boomers
By Nayita Wilson The Louisiana Weekly Is it a retirement boom or bust for Blacks? As baby boomers continue to make a gradual and highly visible exit from the work-force, data shows ...

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