Black Unemployment

According to new Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the unemployment rate for black Americans jumped in January 2018. The black unemployment rate jumped from 6.8 percent in December to 7.7 percent in January. That rate is the highest it has been since April of last year, when the overall unemployment rate was 4.3 percent. The 0.9-point increase […]

Tidal recently announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert, which took place in Brooklyn back in October, will be distributed to Black Lives Matter and several other organizations that are leading social justice movements.

A Houston mom, arrested this summer after leaving her children at a food court to attend a job interview, told Inside Edition in a recent interview that she loves her children despite the mistake.

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…

The Black unemployment rate is nearly double the national rate and twice as high as that for Whites, even as the economy added 222,000 jobs…

The Black unemployment rate last month was nearly twice the national average and more than double the unemployment rate for Whites, according to jobs figures…

While African-Americans have made significant social and economic strides since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Black community continues to face…

An Arizona woman who received an outpouring of donations last year after leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job…

A group of Black state lawmakers is stepping up pressure on Google, Facebook, Twitter and others to diversify their workforces in 2015 through more robust…

It’s looking like it might be a long summer and for Black youth, and Congress isn’t making it any
easier. That’s because House Republicans (y’know, always with Black boys as a priority) decided to vote down an increase to the minimum…

The National Urban League‘s 38th annual “State Of Black America” report highlights that job creation in the country is of smaller benefit to Black and…

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…