Tag Archives: Unemployment Rate

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Black Teen Unemployment Rate 6 Times Higher Than National Average

Job market steadying, but huge discrepancies among varying groups

Job market steadying, but huge discrepancies among varying groups.

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Black Unemployment Rate Nearly Cut in Half Under Obama Administration

Healthcare sector is the top employer

But here’s what most eye-opening…During President Obama’s 7-year tenure to date, from 2009 through…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Part 2: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

One hard reality of getting out of debt is that you have to do two…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Part 1: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

Money Coach and Author Lynnette Khalfani-Cox knows all too well the struggles African Americans have…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Mortgage Rates Likely Moving Higher… But Not Much

Why homeowners shouldn't panic over headlines about higher rates

Despite strong job market data, analysts say mortgage rates will remain low for some time.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black Unemployment Rate Nearly Double the National Average

A tale of two economies in most recent report

The Labor Department recently reported that the economy created 271,000 new jobs in October and…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Does Lower Unemployment Mean Higher Interest Rates?

Employment report shows modest job creation and lower unemployment

“One of the objectives of raising interest rates is actually to put a hold…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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Black Unemployment Rate Hits Seven Year Low

African American employment shows signs of slow improvement

Black unemployment rate falls below 10 percent for the first time since 2008.

By Courtney Connley

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Millennials Prove to Be Most Loyal Workers

Millennials' job loyalty is actually bad for the economy

Research shows that millennials are more loyal to their employers than they have been in…

By Essence Gant

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Jobs Report Show Blacks Left Behind as Obama Preps to Meet Black Caucus

A Tale of Two Economies

By many accounts the job market is bouncing back with a vengeance.    The Labor Department…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Chicago A Leader in Youth Joblessness

New report shows 91% of Chicago black male teens are unemployed

A report released Friday provides shocking statistics on Chicago’s unemployment rate. A Frayed Connection: Joblessness…

By Cristie Leondis

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New Report: Small Businesses Creating Jobs, Giving Back and Growing Local Economy

U.S. Creates 192,000 Jobs in March

How is your job search going?

One significant turn of events is that private employers have regained all the jobs that…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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U.S. Unemployment Hits Four-Year Low, But Black Unemployment Remains Same

U.S. economy adds 236,000 jobs in February.

The black unemployment rate remained at 13.8 percent.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Black Unemployment Rate Remains at 14.1 Percent in August

While the U.S. unemployment dips, the black jobless rate persists

While the U.S. unemployment dips, the black jobless rate persists

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Wealth Decreases for Blacks During President Obama’s Term

Foreclosures and unemployment gave black wealth a big hit

Foreclosures and unemployment gave black wealth a big hit

By Sasha King

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Black Unemployment Drops Slightly In July

Will these numbers help or hurt President Obama's argument for re-election?

Will these numbers help or hurt President Obama’s argument for re-election?

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Obama Reveals How to Get National Unemployment Rate to 6%

President Obama discusses how the nation can lower its unemployment rate by nearly two percent

President Obama addressed a group of digital journalists at the White House Wednesday, remarking that…

By Sade K. Muhammad

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Unemployment Drops, 200,000 New Jobs Added to Economy

The nation’s unemployment rate dropped to a near three-year low of 8.5 % last month

A forceful 200,000 new jobs were added to the economy in December, the U.S. Department…

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In the News: Jobless Rate Lowest in Over Two Years; Eddie Long’s Wife Withdraws Divorce Petition and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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