Economy

Black women, gender wage gap, Black unemployment rate

Black Unemployment Rate Reaches Record Low

The latest jobs report was released on Friday and the Black unemployment rate fell to…

Dollars

Community Building: Your Guide to Recycling Black Dollars

Want better schools, resources and services in your neighborhood? The first step is supporting businesses…

#Fightfor15: Why Hundreds of Workers Are Refusing to Back Down

Hundreds of fast food workers, Uber drivers, cashiers and those who work in the airport…

Poll: Social Security, Unemployment Top Economic Concerns for Americans

Ask people what economic issues will be important for the next president, and Democrats, Republicans…

Why I’m Betting on You to Help Shape the New American Economy

President Obama Pens Piece to Millennials

You’re part of the first generation to grow up in the digital age. Some of…

Nigerian tech entrepreneur, Chinedu Echeruo

Africa’s Largest Economy? Nigeria

How Nigeria surpassed South Africa as Africa's largest economy. Nigeria's overnight transformation raises two distinct…

How Long-Term Unemployment Affects Men

"More than one in six men ages 25 to 54, prime working years, don't have…

Minimum wage to rise in 13 states on Jan. 1

13 States to See Minimum Wage Increase

Starting January 1, minimum wage workers in 13 states and four cities will see higher…

Blacks More Optimistic Than Whites About Economy

Blacks More Optimistic Than Whites About Economy

Growing up as a Black teen, John Harris III says he wasn't always sure about…

US gains 157,000 jobs, jobless rate rises to 7.9 percent

US Gains 157,000 Jobs, Jobless Rate Rises

U.S. employers added 157,000 jobs in January and hiring was stronger over the past two…