The national unemployment rate for Blacks fell below 10 percent in the second quarter of 2015 for the first since 2007, reports the Wall Street Journal. Even with the improvement, the rate is more than twice the 4.6 percent rate for Whites and nearly double the national average of 5.3 percent, writes the Journal citing […]

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Workplace diversity is about more than simply hiring people from underrepresented groups. Hugh Molotsi, vice president of the Intuit Incubator, says it’s also about being free to be who you are, regardless of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation. In an interview at the First Annual Diversity Affluence Brunch in Silicon Valley, in Palo Alto, Calif. earlier this […]

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Podcast: Download Rev. Jesse Jackson discusses the lack of employment diversity in the tech industry and pressing Twitter to release their diversity numbers. Roland Martin explains how important access to capital and access to high paying  jobs/contracts are vital to the economic advancement of African Americans. Martin went on to explain that the fight for […]