Black Unemployment

Many Black folks had high expectations when President Obama entered the White House. Where those expectations too high?

Tidal recently announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert, which took place in Brooklyn back in October, will be distributed to Black Lives Matter and several other organizations that are leading social justice movements.

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…

The Black unemployment rate last month was nearly twice the national average and more than double the unemployment rate for Whites, according to jobs figures…

While African-Americans have made significant social and economic strides since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Black community continues to face…

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…

A group of Black state lawmakers is stepping up pressure on Google, Facebook, Twitter and others to diversify their workforces in 2015 through more robust…

WASHINGTON (AP) – The overall unemployment rate ticked up to 6.2 percent in July from 6.1 percent. The unemployment rate for African-Americans remains in double…

It’s looking like it might be a long summer and for Black youth, and Congress isn’t making it any
easier. That’s because House Republicans (y’know, always with Black boys as a priority) decided to vote down an increase to the minimum…

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…

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

In an interview with David Gregory on Meet The Press, NAACP President Ben Jealous (pictured) said that Black Americans “are doing far worse” under the…