The effects of the Great Recession that began in late 2007 have never dissipated fully, or at all. And that was especially true for Black people. Another recession would be disastrous.
The US Labor Department found weekly earnings rose by nearly ten percent for full-time Black workers in the third quarter of this year--the fastest rate of growth since 2000.
During this week's installment of the CBC's Message to America, Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) discusses his "10-20-30" proposal, which seeks to reduce persistent poverty around the country.
"The rent is too damn high," and more of us are being forced to pay it.
Sheila Johnson Talks Jobs, The Economy, Importance Of Workforce Diversity & Forcing Corporate America To Diversify
Entrepreneur and BET co-found Sheila Johnson recently spoke with Roland Martin about jobs, the state of the economy, the need for workforce diversity, forcing corporate America to diversify and adopt practices that promote inclusion on all levels of business. Johnson explained during her sit down with Martin our “economy is very fragile right now.” As a result […]
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore – the head of Global Policy Solutions, a Washington, D.C.-based policy firm – said in a recent opinion piece that Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute whitewashed the Black agenda. Rockeymoore stated in her op-ed, “Amidst outrage about the Academy Awards whitewashing the Oscars, NBC News has managed to […]
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