Black Americans should be inspired to convert the anger provoked by the comments and actions of President Trump into an action plan, starting with the truth, because presenting a false narrative lures people into complacency and lowers their expectations. ... read more »
Journalist Brittany K. Jackson conducts an exclusive interview with ex-prisoner turned world renowned speaker, author and mentor Shaka Senghor about his latest docuseries on OWN "Released”, his thoughts on the Meek Mill case, and why it's so important for communities of color to affirm, frame and build upon our assets. Senghor also speaks about how he chooses to raise his youngest son and his first interaction with Oprah Winfrey. ... read more / watch video »
The Republicans’ “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will be devastating to California's poor to middle-income families because they pay the highest income and sales taxes in the nation (in proportion to their income), the second highest gas tax, and their property tax assessments have doubled – and none of these will be deductible. ... read more »
Even though the Black jobless rate has decreased more than a percentage point since last year (9.4 percent in August 2015), it is still nearly double the White unemployment rate (4.4 percent) ... read more »
Black Americans made big strides in the job market in 2015, achieving their lowest unemployment rate since before the recession.
The black unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent in December, ... read more »