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Black men show slight job gains

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The unemployment rate for Blacks fell from 11.4 percent to 11 percent and the labor force

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For oil and gas companies, rigging seems to involve wages, too

By Naveena Sadasivam ProPublica A ProPublica review of U.S. Department of Labor investigations shows that oil and gas workers—men and women often performing high-risk jobs—are

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Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...
Techonomy: Dealing with race and the new economy
By C. Kelly Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen) – Technology is fundamentally changing the world in which we live. Just as the 1880s Industrial Revolution transformed ...
Civil Service staff urges 20 percent jump in cop pay
By Sam Tabachnik The Lens After seven years without an across-the-board raise, New Orleans police officers should be accorded a 20 percent pay hike phased in over ...
Educational initiative hopes to jumpstart workforce
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of education administrators, politicians, and business leaders gathered for a luncheon and dialogue at the top of Canal Place agreed on one thing: kids ...
The high cost of child poverty in America
By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Just released U.S. Census Bureau data reveal 45.3 million people were poor in America in 2013. One in three of those who are poor is ...
Wages up for Black men, down for Black women
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black-white income gap narrowed in 2013 with Black men who worked full-time, year-round experiencing the greatest gain in earnings among all adult ...
Wages up for Black men, down for Black women
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black-white income gap narrowed in 2013 with Black men who worked full-time, year-round experiencing the greatest gain in earnings among all adult ...
Techonomy: Dealing with race and the new economy
By C. Kelly Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen) – Technology is fundamentally changing the world in which we live. Just as the 1880s Industrial Revolution transformed ...

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