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Unemployment for Black Women at 4-Year Low

Unemployment for Black Women at 4-Year Low

"“When you look at the kinds of jobs that are being created, those gains are not necessarily in high-paying jobs.”…

Target Initiates Ban the Box Nationwide

Target Initiates Ban the Box Nationwide

"It’s about all of us working together to remove the barriers and narrow this employment gap.”…

Back on the Job, Federal Workers Worry about Another Shutdown

Back on the Job, Federal Workers Worry about Another Shutdown

“It feels good to be back but it’s left a bad taste in my mouth... this could happen again."…

Black Farmers Finally Collect in $1.2 Billion in Discrimination Case

Black Farmers Finally Collect in $1.2 Billion in Discrimination Case

“A landless culture is a powerless culture."…

Afro Caribbean Pilots Start Up New Flight Services

Afro Caribbean Pilots Start Up New Flight Services

“What we have done basically is to create history by joining two countries by an air bridge.”…

The Tricky Business of Measuring Progress Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina

The Tricky Business of Measuring Progress Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina

“We are losing the soul of the city because people want to look at progress and not remember, preserve and take responsibility for what we’re losing.”…

Obama Lacks Black Support on Syria

Obama Lacks Black Support on Syria

“He ruined everyone’s ability to trust the president when it comes to war.”…

Ben Jealous Resigns as NAACP President

Ben Jealous Resigns as NAACP President

Jealous recognizes that he leaves the organization although stable at a time of great change in the country.…

Shirley Sherrod’s Ongoing Battle for Racial Cooperation in Georgia

Shirley Sherrod’s Ongoing Battle for Racial Cooperation in Georgia

"A race baiter thrust her briefly onto the national stage, where she stood accused of doing the exact opposite of what she’d spent her life doing."…

Smartphones: The New Necessity

Smartphones: The New Necessity

"Besides talking, smartphone owners in the African-American community take full advantage of all the mobile web access and other features, more than any other demographic groups."…