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
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
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspapers) — The new JOBS Act moving through the House has conservatives saying the nation is on the verge ... Amendment to block Avondale payoff fails
By Zoe Sullivan The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer Rep. Cedric Richmond introduced two amendments last week to the National Defense Authorization Act, which funds the budget for the Defense Department. Both of ... Conservatives place blame on the poor for being poor
By Marjorie Valbrun The Louisiana Weekly Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from America’s Wire) — When the U.S. Census Bureau recently released its annual report on the economic ... Corporate welfare pays to shut down Avondale
By Zoe Sullivan Contributing Writer Adolph Ross worked at the Avondale Shipyard for 17 and a half years. That stretch would have been longer were it not for a layoff in the ... Suffer Unto the Young
By Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Guest Columnist The jobs numbers were hailed as good news last week with employers adding over 200,000 jobs last month, and the unemployment rate ticking ...
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