Op-Ed

Farming Is the Key to Economic Growth in the Black Community

By Armstrong Williams (NNPA Newswire Columnist) It is clear that it when it comes to jumpstarting the economy, generating jobs and wealth for the average American, we are in quite a fix. After coming out of the Great Recession, the economy is experiencing anemic growth Read More

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Business

U.S. Jobs Picture Improving, Manufacturing May be Slowing

(Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment aid unexpectedly fell last week, but continued weakness in business spending on capital goods suggested slower economic growth in the fourth quarter. Initial claims for state jobless benefits fell 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 316,000, the Read More