White unemployment Tag Archive

Dr King’s Dream — A reality Check Fifty Years Later

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The country is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr King's speech and the second inauguration of of a Black President. However, for the vast majority of African-Americans, Dr. King's dream is still far from a reality....

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Time to Confront Black Unemployment

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Last month, the economy created a large number of jobs, but black unemployment increased from 13.4% to 14.3%. With the presidential election over, it is time now to address the crushing burden of unemployment among...

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April Unemployment Rate is 8.2%, but Overall Disappointing

The unemployment rate declined from 8.3% to 8.2% but only ½ as many jobs (120,000) were created in March as in previous months....

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March Unemployment remains 8.3%, but Economy enters a Normal Recovery

Today's Labor Department Jobs Report showed that the unemployment rate in February remained constant at 8.3% and 227,000 jobs added to the labor force. ...

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MLK Holiday and Black Unemployment: What Must Be Done?

MLK Holiday is a time to reflect on racial progress. Economic growth is picking up but black unemployment has not improved much. It is time for a National Commission on Black Unemployment. ...

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