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We Must Tackle The African American Jobs Crisis

Five years after Recovery Act, black unemployment largely unchanged

President Obama should take full credit for placing America on the path to recovery

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Washington Report: CBC Votes Against Funding Gov’t, GOP Targets Foreclosure Relief

Plus a new push for welfare reform

Plus a new push for welfare reform

By Joyce Jones

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WATCH: One-on-One With Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner

In an exclusive interview on 'Black Enterprise Business Report,' Editor-in-Chief Derek Dingle sits down with the nation's CFO

In an exclusive interview, BLACK ENTERPRISE Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle talked with the nation’s chief…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Tax Insider: Tax Tips for the Unemployed, Part 2

Expert advice that individuals and businesses can use to stay abreast of tax news and rules.

If you’re unemployed tax credits can help reduce the taxes you owe and put more…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Cash for Clunker Appliances: Time is Running Out

Don't delay�get your rebate before it's gone

If you’re planning to take advantage of the appliance rebate program, you better put some…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Jarrett Lauds Obama’s First 100 Days

Between budgets and recovery plans the Presidents focus is healing the economy

Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Barack Obama spoke to African American media today about…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Obama Promotes Tax Cuts Against Backdrop of Protests

Critics say government debt to hit wealthy pockets hard

President Barack Obama marked this year’s tax filing deadline at a White House event to…

By Joyce Jones

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Ways and Means

Congressman Rangel discusses the Age of Obama

 
 
 
Rep. Charles Rangel

I enter Congressman Charles Rangel’s suite of offices, housed on the 7th floor…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How the Recovery Act Encourages Small Businesses to Increase Hiring

Incentives include additional funding, fee reduction

The recently passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act promises to help small businesses increase their…

By Margarette Burnette

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Top Discussion: Economic Recovery Implementation

Use the Money Unwisely and 'We Will Call It Out'

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be a hot topic of discussion today at…

By Joyce Jones

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The Cutting Edge: Beware of Stimulus-Related Scams

Don't get sucked in by con artists with fraudulent claims

Waiting for your cut from President Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package? Well, don’t hold…

By Renita Burns

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Unemployment Rate Soars to 8.1%

At 651,000 Jobs Lost, Number Is Highest Level Since 1983

The unemployment rate surged to 8.1% in February, the highest since late 1983, as employers…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama Signs Stimulus Bill Into Law

Sweeping Package Aims to Jumpstart Economy

President Barack Obama is travelling to Denver, Colorado, today to sign the American Recovery and…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Day 26

In his weekly address, Obama hailed Congress for passing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Weekly Address: A Major Milestone

This week, I spent some time with Americans across the country who are hurting…

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Day 25

With no Republican yes votes, the House of Representatives passes a revised version of the…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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White House Launches Recovery Site

Acknowledging that Americans are “skeptical about the size and scale” of his $825 billion recovery…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Day 9

Obama launched recovery.com, a Web site to provide transparency into how and where tax dollars…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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