Department Of Labor

The Black unemployment rate is nearly double the national rate and twice as high as that for Whites, even as the economy added 222,000 jobs in June, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Labor Thursday. Unemployment among Blacks was 9.5 percent in June, down from 10.2 percent in May, the report shows. Even […]

More than 45 years after the Department of Labor issued “The Moynihan Report,” a study which examined the breakdown of the Black family, sociologist Herbert Gans revisited the report, offering his own critique in the Fall 2011 issue of the Du Bois Review. See also: Jay-Z Talks Kanye West Collaboration And Baby With Beyonce See also: […]