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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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Many in-home workers live in poverty

Many in-home workers live in poverty ...

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Uninsured Blacks eligible for more aid

Uninsured Blacks eligible for more aid ...

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Nelson Mandela has died

"Our nation has lost its greatest son," South African President Jacob Zuma said in a press conference on Thursday. Addressing South Africans, Zuma said "Nelson Mandela brought us together and it is together that we bid him farewell." Mandela was the first black president of South Africa and the first to win a fully free democratic election in the country. He served a single term from 1994 through 1999 and t ...

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What consumers need to know about the Obama plan for canceled health policies

President Barack Obama’s pledge to Americans that they could keep their health plans if they liked them began to back-fire last month. ...

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Seventy-six year old woman is latest victim of the ‘Knock Out Game’

A 76-year old woman was a victim of “The Knockout Game,” where teens randomly attack people passing by. ...

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Eight excruciatingly painful ways the death penalty was used to humiliate, Intimidate and torture slaves

Eight excruciatingly painful ways the death penalty was used to humiliate, Intimidate and torture slaves ...

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The amazing story of the one Black family on the Titanic: A pregnant wife’s struggle to survive

The amazing story of the one Black family on the Titanic: A pregnant wife’s struggle to survive ...

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