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President Barack Obama is on a roll. A bankroll, that is. In a proposal that could cover nearly 5 million workers, the president said Monday…

Have we finally rebounded from the great recession of 2008?

A study of 100 American cities, facilitated by Measure of America (an initiative of the Social Science Research Council), found that segregation is still affecting…

Here are all the top news headlines every smart black chick would want on her radar today. Your welcome.

An Arizona woman who received an outpouring of donations last year after leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job…

Although the unemployment rate for African-American men has dropped, there still remains a major disparity between other racial groups. The jobless rate for Black men…

Chicago-bred rapper Common (pictured) is known for his socially conscious music; Sunday night at the Golden Globes, he delivered a moving speech about how what happened…

As with the Trayvon Martin case, professional athletes are using their platforms to bring awareness to racial issues within our country. Earlier this year the Los…

The NAACP called on U.S. employers Friday to increase minority hiring after new national unemployment figures reflected a decline for Whites, but showed little-to-no change…

Last week, the United States Department of Labor released new jobs numbers for September. While Black unemployment decreased slightly, there has been growth in job…

Unemployed Blacks More Resilient During Job Search than Whites The so-called recovery of the US economy has not been equally kind to everyone. Even as the unemployment…

The National Urban League‘s 38th annual “State Of Black America” report highlights that job creation in the country is of smaller benefit to Black and…