state of black america
Black Americans are overrepresented as tech consumers but drastically underrepresented as tech employees, according to the National Urban League's 2018 State of Black America.
"We have to change how we¹re talking to our young people because they can no longer just go to college and expect to get a good job," a NewsOne Now panelist tells Roland Martin.
The National Urban League released the 40th edition of the “State of Black America,” a semiannual publication that has become one of the most highly anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice, and civic participation. The report includes insights from politicians, NGOS, […]
The National Urban League released the 40th edition of the “State of Black America,” a semiannual publication that has become one of the highly-anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice, and civic participation. The report includes insights from politicians, NGOS, and academia, […]
What must we do to prepare our children for the job marketplace? David C. Banks of The Eagle Academy Foundation believes it all starts through activating possibilities for our youth. “Ultimately you have to help young people to have the light go on inside of them and in order to do that, that takes exposure. You […]
Black church attendance is suffering a generation gap. According to Pew Research Center, nearly one-in-five African-Americans under age 30 are unaffiliated with a religion, compared with just 7 percent of African-Americans who are age 65 and older. With this trend in mind, Onleilove Alston of PICO Faith in New York, and Rev. Tony Lee from Community of Hope, […]
Do you know which industries present the best economic opportunities for African-Americans? “Probably the ones you would expect,” according to Alfred Edmond, Jr. of Black Enterprise. Recently, he joined Stefanie Brown James of Brown Girls Lead and Shannon LaNier of Arise TV to discuss economic empowerment during a panel discussion about the National Urban League‘s 2015 State of Black America […]
We all know what a central role the Black church had during the civil rights movement of the 20th century, but what role can it have today? During a discussion about the National Urban League’s 2015 State of Black America report, Onleilove Alston of PICO Faith in New York and Rev. Tony Lee from Community […]
According to Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, the start of 2015 saw the most sustained period of job creation this century. Indeed, that seems like good news, except for the fact that Black unemployment remains twice that of White unemployment, and wages are stagnant for those who do have jobs. “Many […]
Each year the National Urban League releases a snapshot on the State of Black America (SOBA). The report benchmarks racial equality in America across economics, employment, education, health, housing, criminal justice and civic participation. The events of past the year, including highly-publicized killings of unarmed black men by police and setbacks in voting rights, influenced the […]
The National Urban League has issued a clarion call to America to step up the battle to preserve civil rights at a time when African Americans are witnessing losses in key areas such as education, employment, and in the criminal justice system. In its 2015 State of Black America report, NUL finds that instead of […]
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