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Black Unemployment: is Racism is the Issue?

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No matter what the facts say, Blacks are forbidden to blame race for…anything. That’s the meaning of a post-racial society: race is banned from...

Blacks Miss Out as Jobs Rebound in New York City

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For months now, New York officials have been highlighting how the city has regained all the jobs lost during the long recession and then...

Black Unemployment On the Rise Again

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Unfortunately, the unemployment rate for African Americans rose in May to 13.6 percent from 13.0 percent in April, the Labor Department said on Friday....

Time for Radical Action on South Africa’s Unemployment Crisis

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There are at least four million young people without jobs in South Africa. This is the country's worst crisis, yet some people still say...

South Sudan Finds a New Way of Tackling Unemployment

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South Sudan has come up with a unique solution to deal with unemployment, all unemployed youth have been banned from loitering the streets of...

Latest Jobs Report Offers Little Hope for Blacks in America

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Norman Jones, woke up last Friday, got dressed and went to the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) for a job pre-screening...

Reducing Black Unemployment: No Easy Solutions

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After remaining virtually unchanged throughout 2011, the Black unemployment rate fell from 15.8 percent last December to 13.6 percent in January, a drop of...

Obama Seeking Ideas On Reducing Black Joblessness

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AFRICANGLOBE - In a shift in White House tactics on the cusp of an election year, President Barack Obama isn't shying away these days about talking of how many of his policies have been helping African Americans.

We Need a Black Economic Renaissance

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When the U.S. Census Bureau reported that 46.2 million Americans were now living in poverty, it wasn't a stretch to guess which group of Americans topped the list: African Americans. This was no surprise, given the black unemployment rate of 16.7 percent, nearly double the 9 percent national rate.

Report: Black Unemployment More Widespread Than Previously Thought

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High rates of Black unemployment have spread beyond the Midwestern rustbelt states that were home to dismal rates of employment before the recession, says a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.

Trickle Down Economics: An Epic Failure

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We are in the midst of an economic crisis that trickle-down economics can’t fix. We had what is known as a both a recession and a financial crisis, which take much longer to overcome when combined than individually. This has caused dramatic unemployment, underemployment, loss of homes, and financial calamity for many Americans.

Black Unemployment: Highest in 27 Years

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The August jobs report was dismal for plenty of reasons, but perhaps most striking was the picture it painted of racial inequality in the job market.

Black Unemployment in America Shoots Up Once More

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its most recent unemployment data. It was expected that black Americans (especially men) would be at the bottom, however it was not known how bad it would have been. Well, it turns out that the numbers exceed even the most pessimistic predictions.

American Nightmare: Will It Take "Riots" For Republicans And Big Business...

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There's so much cash out there that a recent Wall Street Journal article reported that Bank of New York Mellon, instead of paying out interest, was set to start charging companies a fee for any new deposits in excess of $50 million.

Black Jobs Dilemma: Congressional Black Caucus Frustrated With Obama

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters minced no words when she said that members of the Congressional Black Caucus are “frustrated” and impatient that President Obama is not doing enough to tackle the crisis problem of black unemployment.

Black Foreign-Born Workers Have Highest Jobless Rate in America

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A new study dispels the myth that immigrant workers are taking good-paying jobs away from American-born workers. According to “The Low Wages of Black Immigrants,” released last week by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), black workers, whether they were born in the United States or in a foreign country, have the highest unemployment rate, period.
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