Black Unemployment

The Obama administration on Thursday highlighted initiatives in housing, education, the workforce and health care designed to help foster a better economic environment for African Americans as the nation continues to emerge from the financial recession.

The president's insurance plan would replace half of a worker's lost wages for up to $10,000 over two years.

It’s no secret there are racial disparities when it comes to unemployment in America. The Black unemployment rate has consistently been double the amount for Whites. A new study released by the Board of Labor statistics revealed that the gap is still prevalent regardless of education status. The jobless rate for Blacks with a college degree had […]

A Houston mom, arrested this summer after leaving her children at a food court to attend a job interview, told Inside Edition in a recent interview that she loves her children despite the mistake.

NewsOne Now is devoting its entire Monday, Nov. 9 (7-8 a.m. ET) broadcast to covering Presidential Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton’s Nov. 7 Orangeburg, South Carolina Town Hall Meeting.

According to a new study, the nation’s capital is leading the country in Black unemployment.

16-year-old Amandla Stenberg is launching a new comic book series called "NIOBE: She is Life;" a coming of age narrative about a woman of color.

Despite a long-standing idea that a college education protects minorities against hardships that plague their communities, a new study discovered that Black and Hispanic students…

The national unemployment rate for Blacks fell below 10 percent in the second quarter of 2015 for the first since 2007, reports the Wall Street…

While poverty rates have decreased for White and Asian families, Black children are more likely to live in poverty than children of other races, a…

Blacks in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans have made some educational progress, but the median income has not risen as much as that of White households, reports NOLA.…

The Black unemployment rate is nearly double the national rate and twice as high as that for Whites, even as the economy added 222,000 jobs…