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The good news of the jobless rate dropping did not extend to Black workers as new data shows their unemployment levels ticked upward last month. 

August 2016 was Chicago’s deadliest month in nearly two decades, leaving the city’s streets riddled with shell casings and bloodshed from mostly African-American bodies.  According to the Chicago Police Department’s crime statistics, an astonishing 474 people were victims of homicide in 2016. In August alone, there were 92 deaths, a number slightly lower than July 1993 […]

The summer in Chicago has already gotten off to a deadly start, with gun violence claiming the lives of five and injuring nearly 60. According to the Chicago Tribune, there have been 1,400 shooting victims so far this year and 2016 is just about to reach its midway point. But what can be done to curb […]

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A state panel appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended a $6.25 increase in hourly wage for fast-food workers Wednesday, bringing minimum wage to…

While poverty rates have decreased for White and Asian families, Black children are more likely to live in poverty than children of other races, a…

President Barack Obama is on a roll. A bankroll, that is. In a proposal that could cover nearly 5 million workers, the president said Monday…

A study of 100 American cities, facilitated by Measure of America (an initiative of the Social Science Research Council), found that segregation is still affecting…

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Rev. Al Sharpton talks with the crew about the rising unemployment problem in the black community.

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The April jobs report released by the Labor Department shows Unemployment for Blacks is at 13.2 percent. Click here to READ MORE.

                Last Friday, February’s jobs report was released, boasting a decrease in unemployment at 7.7 percent, which is…