unemployment

As someone who works in civil rights and politics, I’ve become the go-to guru in my family on all things political or government-related. Just before…

The White House has released a report discussing the most-recent unemployment numbers from the Bureau Of Labor Statistics, and the African-American unemployment rate, is one…

More than one million people lost their unemployment benefits this past Saturday, due to the expiration of the emergency program that Congress did not extend.…

Political commentator Drew Johnson, who had been editing for the Chattanooga Times Free Press for less than a year, was fired from the paper, after…

Rev. Al Sharpton talks with the crew about the rising unemployment problem in the black community.

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Commerce made an announcement that will change the fortunes of a number of minority business owners: Through a grant…

The Labor Department released its April jobs report Friday morning (May 3), highlighting a slight drop in the overall unemployment rate. With the rate dropping…

King of sarcasm and Commander-in-Chief President Barack Obama (pictured) dismissed questions over his struggles to pass select components of his second-term agenda by telling a…

The economy may be showing some signs of improvement but finding employment is still very difficult for many Americans–especially recent college graduates. That obstacle only…

According to the National Urban League‘s 2013 “State Of Black America” address, while there has been some progress, African Americans are still being hit hard…

Last Friday, February’s jobs report was released, boasting a decrease in unemployment at 7.7 percent, which is the lowest level of unemployment in four years.…

Indiana has reversed a controversial decision that would have affected tens of thousands of families. Early Wednesday afternoon, the state announced more than 30,000 unemployed Hoosiers wouldn’t receive an extension of the federal unemployment benefits as a result of the impending sequester. After much backlash, the state requested additional guidance from the U.S. Department of […]