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2015 Job Prospects Look Bleak for African Americans

As 2014 comes to a close and we begin to write down those 2015 goals, for some African Americans the list hasn’t changed from...

Net Metering Means Minorities Are Getting the Short End of the...

This article first appeared on VOXXI. By Gus Portela Hiring is on the uptick, but its slow pace is leaving many struggling Americans in a lurch....

“Troops to Energy Jobs” Trains, Employs Veterans

The unemployment rate for veterans who served since 2001 dipped slightly in 2013 to 9%, the Labor Department reports. That's down from 9.9% the...

Comcast Extends Internet Essentials Indefinitely, Grants $1 Million for Learning Zones

Comcast’s recent announcement that it will extend its Internet Essentials program indefinitely, and will expand it to Time Warner Cable markets pending closure of...

Black History Month Is Time to Get Serious about Black Kids’...

By Jamal Simmons Jamal Simmons is co-chair of the Internet Innovation Alliance. His political commentary has been seen on several television networks. For most of American...

Long term unemployment benefits expire today

Things are about to get more difficult for the 1.3 million Americans who have been taking advantage of the supplemental unemployment insurance that they...

Jobs Are Not the Answer

The current unemployment rate of 7.5% percent means close to 20 million Americans remain unemployed or underemployed. Nobody states the obvious truth: that the marketplace has changed and there will never again be enough jobs for everyone who wants one -- no matter who is in the White House or in Congress.

Latino Unemployment Up Slightly in May

Latino unemployment ticked up slightly in May to 9.1% from 9.0% in April. Nationally, the overall unemployment rate rose one tenth of a percent...

Post-High School Decision Could Cost You $550,000

With an economy in recovery and a job market harder to enter than Fort Knox, many are questioning the true value of college these...

Latino Unemployment Down Slightly at 9.2%

For March, the Latino unemployment rate dipped slightly to 9.2% from 9.6% in February. The nation's overall unemployment rate is 7.6% with only 88,000...