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Tom: You are joining us this morning to talk about the recent Fed decision on interest rates, is that right? Mellody:  That’s right, Tom Joyner.…

Starbucks is on a mission to recruit a lost generation of America’s young, poor and unemployed to correct a decades-long pattern of neglect in corporate…

Obama says he is motivated by the fact that Americans are working longer days without due compensation.

  Tom: You are joining us this morning with some advice for job seekers. Mellody: I am! We are seeing fresh signs that the job…

  Mellody is president of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and…

  Tom: You are joining us this morning with some news on wages. Mellody: I am, Tom. Last week, the labor department released the official…

  Tom: Today we are talking about the minimum wage – again! What’s the latest, Mellody? Mellody: It certainly is a topic that keeps popping up,…

  Mellody is president of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and…

  Mellody Hobson is president of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds…

A new report released Thursday found that, while black women are becoming a political and economic powerhouses, they’re still quite vulnerable in other respects. “Black Women in the United…

Indianapolis fast-food workers joined their counterparts nationwide in walking off the job today taking part in a strike protesting what they believe are insufficient wages. Many participants in the campaign are stating they should make at least $15 an hour, which is more than twice the $7.25 an hour minimum wage, which many fast-food employees […]