The United States is nearly two months in to quarantining due to the coronavirus pandemic and new reports reveal unemployment continues to rise at a rapid rate. 

Just when you thought that robots were all we had to worry about, now dogs are making a come up in the economic system. West Michigan native, Michael Haddock, was shocked when he went to his mailbox and saw an unemployment letter addressed to his dog, Ryder. According to reports, Ryder was approved for $360 […]

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Tidal recently announced that $1.5 million of the proceeds from their Tidal X: 10/20 charity concert, which took place in Brooklyn back in October, will be distributed to Black Lives Matter and several other organizations that are leading social justice movements.


It’s no secret there are racial disparities when it comes to unemployment in America. The Black unemployment rate has consistently been double the amount for Whites. A new study released by the Board of Labor statistics revealed that the gap is still prevalent regardless of education status.


A state panel appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended a $6.25 increase in hourly wage for fast-food workers Wednesday, bringing minimum wage to

President Barack Obama is on a roll. A bankroll, that is. In a proposal that could cover nearly 5 million workers, the president said Monday…


An Arizona woman who received an outpouring of donations last year after leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job in Scottsdale, has pled guilty to child abuse, but will avoid jail time, reports Reuters. Shanesha Taylor, 36, reportedly made the plea Monday as part of a deal with prosecutors […]


New census projections have revealed that white children will be outnumbered by children of color in the United States within the next five years. The rise of immigration and a decline in the birthrate amongst whites are all factors that play into this prediction. The projected data shows that by 2020, 50.2 percent of the nation’s […]

Here’s a little positivity for the start of 2015. According to the Department of Labor (DOL), more than 2.95 million jobs were created last year. The latest figures confirm that 2014 was America’s best year of job growth since 1999. And economists believe 2015 will see similar numbers, if not better. From CNN Money: The […]


As with the Trayvon Martin case, professional athletes are using their platforms to bring awareness to racial issues within our country. Earlier this year the Los…

The South Carolina mother who was arrested last week for letting her 9-year-old daughter play in the park while she worked at a McDonald’s 300 feet away has since been fired from her position at the fast-food giant. Debra Harrell’s attorney, Robert Phillips, confirmed that the mother was let go from her position, although he […]


To some, it’s merely along the lines of “race-baiting.” To those that understand, Black unemployment highlights a greater problem for the nation, not just a sub-culture of Americans. We hear it from many throughout America, especially since coming under the direction of the nation’s first African-American president in 2009. Mentioning anything specifically about the plight […]