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.
The overall income of Americans grew at the fastest rate, with paychecks getting their biggest boost since the end of the Great Recession.
Donald Trump says his tax and jobs plan is the plan of an outsider with new ideas. The GOP presidential nominee claims he wants to reshape America’s tax system and reduce the number of income brackets to three. He outlined his proposal to a crowd gathered in Detroit on Monday. Female protesters interrupted Trump at […]
Al Jazeera America‘s Ali Velshi and ALF-CIO Chief Economist William Spriggs joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to analyze the latest jobs numbers. The U.S. economy added 214,000 new jobs, while the jobless rate dipped to 5.9% and Black unemployment edged down to 10.9%. Velshi told Martin “the number of jobs we’re creating every month […]
Podcast: Download Visualize what Pres. Obama has said about the positive changes since he took office. Why didn’t Democrats launch a national ad campaign to paint the picture prior to the midterm elections? Should Dems have launched an “America Is Back” advertisement similar to the Chrysler spot in 2011? Would it have made a difference […]
AFL-CIO Chief Economist William Spriggs, Francesca Chambers, Jeff Johnson and Avis Jones-DeWeever joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to breakdown the latest unemployment numbers. In September, the overall unemployment rate fell to 5.9%, a six-year low. Unemployment for African Americans still remains in double digit numbers at 11%. Listen to their entire conversation about the US […]
Voter registration has surged in Ferguson after the shooting death of Michael Brown. Since that fateful day when Brown was murdered by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, nearly 5,000 new voters were registered in St. Louis County and 3,000 new voters registered in Ferguson. Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now;” Jarvis Stewart, Chairman/Managing Parter of Ian Reid LLC; Aisha Moodie-Mills, Senior Fellow at […]
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