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Black Unemployment Rate Hits Seven Year Low

14 May

The unemployment rate for black Americans fell below 10 percent in April, for the first time since the economic downfall in 2008. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/05/black-unemployment-rate-hits-seven-year.html

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Forbes top 10 cities for African American Economic Success

22 Jan

Here are the top 10 cities for African American economic success according to Forbes Magazine. One thing that jumps out at you immediately is the majority of the cities are in the southern region of the United States. Cities like Atlanta being #1, and Washington DC being on the top 10 list are no surprise but some of the other cities may actually surprise you. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/forbes-top-10-cities-for-african.html

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Debt Ceiling: It’s time for President Obama to actually man up and actually be a “prick”

10 Jul

Debt Ceiling: It’s time for President Obama to actually man up and actually be a “prick”

I fully support President Obama and will do everything in my power to get him re-elected. But I would be lying if I said it didn’t piss me off every time he bends over and takes it from the House Republicans. It’s time for that to stop. Read more here: http://aareports.com/2011/07/debt-ceiling-its-time-for-president.html

Toledo mayor looking to bring jobs & business from China

19 Jan

Toledo mayor looking to bring jobs & business from China

Toledo is thousands of miles from Shanghai, but soon may be a port of call for the Chinese. Mayor Mike Bell’s administration could be ready to ink a massive land deal with Chinese investors involving three riverfront properties.

Read more here http://aareports.com/2011/01/toledo-mayor-looking-to-bring-business.html

Pay gap persist for African Americans

2 Aug

African-American workers continue to earn far less than whites, according to statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Read more here:
http://aareports.com/2010/08/pay-gap-persist-for-african-americans.html

Why Forbes Magazine believes Lebron James will be a NY Knick

22 May
Forbes Magazine: Lebron James will be playing for the New York Knicks because this January they became the only franchise that can use their stock as currency.

Racial wealth gap in US getting wider.

20 May

Racial wealth gap getting wider:

A study by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) at Brandeis University shows that the wealth gap between white and African-American families increased more than four times between 1984-2007, and middle-income white households now own far more wealth than high-income African Americans.

Read more here:

http://aareports.com/2010/05/us-racial-wealth-gap-quadrupled-since.html