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Blacks unemployment, the lowest it has been in six years

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate hit a six-year low in June, dipping below 11 percent for the

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Color Of Change tells members of Congressional Black Caucus to stop lobbying against net neutrality

By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from TheNorthStar-News.com) — Color Of Change, an Internet-based civil rights organization, has

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Black unemployment falls for second consecutive month
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – For the second month in a row, the nation’s Black unemployment rate decreased, according to the Labor Department ...
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Urban planner turned entrepreneur receives McDonald’s 365 Black Award
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer “By the time I began my career as a McDonald’s franchisee in New Orleans, I had become completely enraptured with the city,” says Florida native, Henry Coaxum, ...
Eyesores remain on New Orleans’ list of fixed-up properties
By Charles Maldonado The Lens No one would claim that the 9400 block of Colapissa Street in Hollygrove has fully recovered from Hurricane Katrina and the flood caused by the collapse of ...
JPMorgan Chase charged with making predatory loans to Black homeowners
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) — JPMorgan Chase & Co., the world’s largest bank based on assets, stuck Black homeowners with predatory, or high-interest ...
Valerie Wilson says Black and Hispanic workers have been left behind. (Photo by Freddie Allen/NNPA).
Black workers are stuck in poverty wages
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As fast food and retail workers continue to march for higher wages, a new study by the Economic Policy Institute revealed that ...
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Black women are taking care of business
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Instead of breaking the glass ceiling, Black women have increasingly started making their own. According to the Center for American Progress, an independent, ...
Black unemployment rate continues to fall
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For the second month in a row, the Black unemployment rate de­creas­ed, and the economy added more than 200,000 jobs, according to ...
Neighborhood bar believes ‘gentrification’ is trying to shut it down
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer The Holy Cross neighborhood in the Lower Ninth Ward has in the last several years become coveted high-ground real estate. As a result, the traditionally Black ...

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