Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: Black unemployment

In Black Neighborhoods, Trump’s Economic Boasts Ring...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's one of President Donald Trump's favorite talking points in promoting his administration's success: the record low rate of black unemployment....

In the Wake of Antwon Rose’s Killing,...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The day after Antwon Rose Jr. was shot through the cheek and elbow and in the back, killing the 17-year-old honors...

Trump Blames ‘Fake News’ For Feeding Him...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykx6Ib2kTDg President Donald Trump on Tuesday admitted to falsely claiming a few weeks ago that the unemployment rate among Black Americans had reached its lowest...

15-Year-Old Trump Supporter Has Some Harsh Words...

https://twitter.com/thecjpearson/status/957747470502678533 CJ Pearson, a self-proclaimed anti-establishment populist, recently shared his opinion on Jay-Z's comments about President Donald Trump. Last Saturday Jan.28. on CNN, Jay-Z responded...

Trump ‘So Happy’ Black Unemployment Is at...

President Donald Trump took to Twitter this weekend to gush over news of the historic drop in the Black unemployment rate. Trump's celebratory tweet came...

Despite Claims to the Contrary by Trump...

The June economic report from the U.S. Department of Labor bodes well for African-Americans. According to the department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Black...

Blacks Need a College Degree Just to...

https://youtu.be/BAM26x6Xv0o At a time when African-American young people are far more likely than their white peers to be unemployed, working part-time and earning a lower...

Black Community Leaders in Minnesota Put Forth...

Minnesota's Black leaders went to the state capitol last week to seek $100 million in government funds to create a capital fund for Black-owned business...

The Potentially Devastating Effects of Raising the...

New York as well as many other states are raising the minimum wage, even as the validity of doing so is being debated by...

‘Race Penalty’: Economic Policy Institute Study Finds...

A new study on the subject of Black vs. white unemployment is not a new story, reflecting what we have known for years-- Black...

Can the Growing Number of African American...

President Obama has been accused by both Blacks and whites, Democrats and Republicans, of not doing enough for the African-American community. But newly released...

The Murder of Tyshawn Lee In Chicago...

The question must be asked: To what lengths are Black folks willing to go in order to extricate themselves from white supremacy? It is a...

Washington D.C., Leads the Nation in Black...

A new study indicates that Black unemployment remains high across the nation, with Washington, D.C. having the highest rate of joblessness among African-Americans nationwide....

Fifty Years After Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s ‘The...

Fifty years ago, the late-Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s report, “The Negro Family,” helped pave the way for America’s mass incarceration boom, resulting in a...

Black Unemployment Rate Remains More Than Double...

The proof is in the numbers. According to a recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent....

For the First Time, Number of Black...

The good news is the U.S. poverty rate has fallen slightly in recent years.  The bad news is that poverty remains high, particularly for...

Presidential Candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders Says Civil...

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders says there is a direct link between Black unemployment and civil unrest. In an interview with The Nation, Sanders said,...

Black Unemployment Rate Falls to the Single...

For the first time since the U.S. started its climb to economic recovery, the Black unemployment rate has fallen to the single digits. On the...

To Win The White House, Hillary Clinton...

While most pundits will look to the past to determine whether Hillary Clinton will get enough Black support to sweep her into the White...

The Push For Fingerprinting Job Applicants Blatantly...

A string of alleged assaults by Uber drivers has reignited an age-old conversation about whether or not background checks are sufficient enough to keep...