National

HU/NNPA National Black Voter Poll: 90 percent of Black Voters Will Cast Ballots for Clinton

By Freddie Allen (Managing Editor, NNPA Newswire) Nearly 90 percent of Black voters plan to cast ballots for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, according to the 2016 National Black Voter Poll. National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) partnered with Howard University to produce the 2016 Read More

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National

Black Unemployment Rate Increases

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate climbed from 10.7 percent in June to 11.4 percent in July, an increase attributed to more African Americans looking for work and finding it. “Building off the strength of the previous Read More

Op-Ed

Removing the Punch Bowl Too Fast

By William Spriggs NNPA Guest Columnist   Last week the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee announced it will ease back on its “pedal to the metal” monetary easing policy. The Fed will remain in an expansionary mode, just slower. To an optimist, this is Read More

Business

Rate of Union Membership Greater for Blacks

  [NNPA NEWS WIRE SERVICE] By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black workers are 19 percent more likely to join unions than non-Black workers, according to a recent study. The study titled, “Blacks in Unions: 2012,” published by the Center for Labor Read More