Black Unemployment Rate Falls to a Record Low

Over the weekend, the unemployment rate amongst African Americans hit a record low. On Friday, the Bureau of Labor and Statistics released its August report, which showed that the economy gained 130,000 jobs last month. The report also revealed that black unemployment fell to 5.5%, which is the lowest rate recorded since the Labor Department…

Black Leaders Push for Fair 2020 Census Count

WASHINGTON INFORMER — Leaders of numerous African American organizations recently convened in the District to deal with the upcoming 2020 census that could affect available resources and the political representation of Blacks in the century’s third decade.   By James Wright Leaders of numerous African American organizations recently convened in the District to deal with the…