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King Bemoans "Staggering" Joblessness Among Blacks
Martin Luther King III says the country should confront "staggering unemployment" among Black males...


Commentary: A Nation That Pays Too Little Attention to Black Unemployment
The latest employment figures reveal the continued need for Congressional action and national solut...


Black Unemployment Fell to 11.6 Percent in April
The Black unemployment rate for April was 11.6 percent and the overall unemployment rate was 6.3 pe...


Commentary: How Being Black and Green Is in Our DNA
Introducing Green For All’s new executive director Nikki Silvestri....


Unemployment Rate for African-Americans Fell in January
The overall unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month to 8.3 percent after a surge of Jan...


Commentary: Unemployment Declines, But Why Not for Black America?
With the national decline in unemployment, African-Americans are again left out of the improved eco...


African-American Unemployment Rate Climbed in August
The African-American jobless rate climbed from 15.9 percent to 16.7 percent in August. The overall ...


Black Unemployment Makes Slight Dip in September
Job growth still too weak to make a dent in the national unemployment rate....


Commentary: Newt Gingrich Is Wrong About Obama and Black Unemployment
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is wrong to say President Obama has failed to address the ...


The Emotional Pain of Unemployment
Study describes how joblessness affects both wallet and well-being....


Maxine Waters Demands Obama Aide "Say Black"
At a meeting with Black leaders in Florida, a top Obama advisor was forced to face the music about ...


Exclusive Interview: BET News Talks Jobs And Economy With President Obama
The one-on-one interview with President Obama focuses on the impact of joblessness and the economy ...


Commentary: Where Black Unemployment Is Worse Than America’s
The U.K. has higher unemployment among Black people and the young than America....


Obama Touts Economic Gains Under His Watch
President Obama says economy is recovering despite Republicans....


Unemployment Benefits Bill Headed to House
A Senate bill to extend unemployment benefits is now in the House's court....


South Africans Head to the Polls for Local Elections
Tired of joblessness and rough conditions, some Black voters could vote for majority white Democrat...


U.S. Economy Healthier, Not Yet Well: Fed's Dudley
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is heading in the right direction and will pick up steam over...


Jamaica Utility to Cut Power to Electricity Theft-Prone Towns
Jamaica Public Service Co., the only power distributor on the island, announced to cut power in nei...


South Africa Tackles Rising Unemployment
Although South Africa has received glowing praise for its economic growth and the rise of a Black m...


AFL-CIO's EVP Baker Talks Labor in 2010
Today is Labor Day but it has certainly not been a picnic for America’s workers. Working peop...

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