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Why Black-Americans Are Moving Back To The South

AFRICANGLOBE - After decades of mass exodus, Blacks are returning to the South in one of the most notable migrations of the new century. It's a subtle but significant shift that experts say provides not only a snapshot of the changing economics and sociology of the nation but of an emerging new South and, in some cases, of a growing disillusionment with the urban North.

Temporary Jobs Becoming a Permanent Fixture

AFRICANGLOBE - Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: temporary work. From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps and to a much larger universe of freelancers, contract workers and consultants.

General Motors to Pay Out for its Role in Apartheid

More than 20 apartheid victims represented by human rights group Khulumani will receive compensation from car manufacturing giant General Motors (GM) after a lawsuit...

Detroit Teachers Rally Against Attack on Public Education

On Tuesday, more than 500 teachers and support staff demonstrated at the Detroit Public Schools headquarters to protest the draconian wage and benefits cuts recently imposed by Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts.