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Economy

Black and Asian American Workers Falling Behind in Getting Back Jobs

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Washington DC —Who is and is not benefiting from this year’s extraordinary job growth and rapid declines in unemployment?

As the economy emerged from...

following the Great Recession, Black households lost much more wealth than white families, regardless of class or profession,

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DURHAM, N.C. — During the decade-long economic recovery following the Great Recession, Black households lost much more wealth than white families, regardless...

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Making Your Employees Safe as They Return to Work in Retail

Over the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of changes to...

“The barriers to careers in STEM that people of color and traditionally underrepresented groups face need to be broken down,”

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-NY) on Friday announced bipartisan legislation, the Research Excellence through STEM Inclusion Act, to create a Chief Diversity Officer of...

Child care is the work that enables all other work

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In April 2021, more than 200 leading economists signed an open letter to Congress encouraging lawmakers to make long-overdue public investments in the...

(PPS), has launched a public awareness campaign that will support small business owners in being leaders on the Covid-19 vaccine

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WASHINGTON, DC — Reimagine Main Street (RMS), a project of Public Private Strategies (PPS), has launched a public awareness campaign that will support small business owners...

National Urban League today announced a comprehensive strategy for leveraging the tools of the information economy to create a m

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The National Urban League today announced a comprehensive strategy for leveraging the tools of the information economy to create a more equitable and inclusive society....

The Black–white unemployment ratio at the national level rose to 1.9.

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The following unemployment report was done by Black economist Kyle K. Moore of The Economic Policy Institute.

EPI analyzes state unemployment...

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Roxanna Wilson. Photo: Roxanna Wilson. 

Road To Entrepreneurship: “I started my first business at a very young age, or should I say a hobby. The truth is I had to grow into becoming a...

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Tony Xu. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

DoorDash has announced its Main Street Strong Accelerator, an initiative providing financial support and specialized educational resources to women-,...

The failure of the Senate in recent years to pass minimum wage legislation has meant real, tangible harm to American families

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President Joe Biden included a long overdue pay raise for millions of America’s minimum wage workers in his $1.9 trillion rescue plan rolled out last week.
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A recent national survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) shows that nearly two-thirds (69%) of A

A recent national survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) shows that nearly two-thirds (69%) of Americans will not travel for Christmas.

With a new...

New York Rep. Nydia Velazquez is being praised for pushing hard for more COVID-19 relief.

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New York Rep. Nydia Velazquez is being praised for pushing hard for more COVID-19 relief.

The following is a statement from Chip Rogers, president and CEO of the...

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The November jobs report is bad says economist Michael Madowitz--especially for Black America.

The November jobs report is bad says economist Michael Madowitz--especially for Black America.

Center for American Progress Economist Michael Madowitz released the following statement...

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