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Black unemployment dips to five-year low

Black unemployment dips to five-year low By Freddie Allen      WASHINGTON, DC (NNPA) –Black unemployment rate fell to a five-year low in November, according to the latest jobs report by the Labor Department, but economists saw little to celebrate as Congress inaction threatens the federal unemployment insurance programs that helps millions of families. The unemployment rate for Blacks fell to 12.5 percent l ...

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The Rainbow Nation

Guest Poet The Rainbow Nation By Jasmine Ayana Sudarkasa  The drums of a nation call out your name As your people stand together, one and the same We your people are thanking you For everything that you’ve done For bringing hope into our lives Like the strongest rays of the sun As our favorite friend As our strongest leader We wish you a happy birthday Happy Birthday Madiba One last time We wish you congrat ...

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