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Fast-food workers across country protest for higher wages

Fast food workers engaged in protest today across the country asking for a raise. According to The Los Angeles Times: “Police took 10 people into custody after the protesters linked arms and sat down in front of a McDonal...
by Adriana Maestas
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How Paul Ryan’s Proposal will Limit Opportunity for Communities of Color

By Jailyn Gladney Late last week, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) presented a plan–Expanding Opportunity in America–to entirely restructure our nation’s safety net. His plan demands that federal a...
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New poll: Latinos continue to worry about unemployment & face economic challenges

Last  week a new poll was released by the National Council of La Raza and Latino Decisions showing that Latinos are still feeling the effects of the recession even though the economy has been improving. Despite their worry abo...
by Adriana Maestas
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Small Business Matters – National Urban League Entrepreneurship Summit Inspires

by Genet Lakew, Digital Content Editor, National Urban League On Saturday, we hosted Small Business Matters, a one-day Entrepreneurship Summit, at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati. It turned out to be a productive and informative d...
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Sony allowed to sell PlayStation 4 in China, but things will be different

The People’s Republic of China has recently granted Sony Computer Entertainment permission to sell the PlayStation 4 game console within the country. This unprecedented move by the Chinese government is a good thing for Sony,...
by Elaine Rita Mendus
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California Senate approves bill to raise minimum wage to $13/hr

California is leading the charge to increase the minimum wage. This week the California Senate approved a bill that would lift the wage to $13 per hour by 2017. Melody Gutierrez of The San Francisco Chronicle writes: “The...
by Adriana Maestas
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It’s Time to Give Millennials a Raise

By Sarah Audelo For many young Americans, the economy just isn’t working in our favor. Since the Great Recession, Millennials have continued to represent a growing share of low-wage workers. And while our generation continues...
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Center for American Progress: Minimum wage increase would help workers of color

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has calendared a vote on increasing the minimum wage to $10.10/hour on Wednesday. Last week, the Center for American Progress released an infographic showing how raising the minimum wage from $...
by Adriana Maestas
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