Good News and Bad News in Latest Job Numbers
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Good News and Bad News in Latest Job Numbers

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   The unemployment rate rose just a bit in May,…

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Black Unemployment Rises
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Black Unemployment Rises

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – After falling into the single…

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Black Unemployment Remains Very High. But Nobody is More Optimistic about the Economy. Why?
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Black Unemployment Remains Very High. But Nobody is More Optimistic about the Economy. Why?

Janell Ross, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post) — Six years after the Great…

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Black Graduates Face a Tough Job Market
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Black Graduates Face a Tough Job Market

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – College graduates will enter a…

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Blacks Need to Join Discussion on the Economy
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Blacks Need to Join Discussion on the Economy

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   One’s worldview or social perspective is mainly…

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Segregationists Never Went Away: We Just Call Them ‘Small-Government Conservatives’ Now
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Segregationists Never Went Away: We Just Call Them ‘Small-Government Conservatives’ Now

  (Salon) – The continuing decline of public sector jobs at local, state, and federal…

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Public-Sector Jobs Vanish, Hitting Blacks Hard
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Public-Sector Jobs Vanish, Hitting Blacks Hard

Patricia Cohen, THE NEW YORK TIMES MIAMI (The New York Times) — For the Ingram…

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Black Unemployment Dips Below 10 Percent
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Black Unemployment Dips Below 10 Percent

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate fell…

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US Employers Add Solid 223K Jobs; Rate 5.4 pct., 7-Year Low
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US Employers Add Solid 223K Jobs; Rate 5.4 pct., 7-Year Low

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in…

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Jobs Nightmare in Baltimore ’Hood
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Jobs Nightmare in Baltimore ’Hood

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry…

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