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Obama Administration Pushing For Higher Pay For Black Single Mothers

White House working to pass Raise the Wage Act

At the current minimum wage, a single mom who works full-time to support two children…

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Black Employment Picture Varies Sharply in Different States

National data not telling the whole story

The story the numbers paint, however, would be a difficult one to sell to people…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Pay-Gap Pushing More Women into Multiple Jobs Than Men

Economist sees trend continuing

A survey conducted by Economic Policy Institute economist Valerie Wilson found that women are more…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Hip-hop star Common performed at the White House Poetry night Wednesday (Image: File)…

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New Study Reveals Same Old Reality for Blacks

African Americans continue to lose ground in employment

Even with the news that the black unemployment rate dropped from 15.9% in May to…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Esteemed historian dies; UC San Diego honors alumnus

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Report: Economic Gains for Blacks Reversing

Boom of 1990s deflated in new millennium slump

Released by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a report, “Reversal of Fortune: Economic Gains of…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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