May 7, 2013 African-American men in Chicago say some temp firms discriminate against them and prefer to hire Latino immigrants.
May 2, 2013 Barriers to minority franchise ownership remain, but some black entrepreneurs are leading the way.
Apr 3, 2013 A new study from Pew on economic mobility examines how unemployment affects black and white families differently.
Mar 1, 2013 The racial wealth gap in the United States has tripled in the past 25 years.
Jan 21, 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr.’s old Atlanta neighborhood, Sweet Auburn, was once one of the more prosperous African-American neighborhoods, but it has since fallen on hard times. Now it is trying to make a comeback.
Sep 27, 2012 A new study finds African-Americans aged 12-20 are exposed to more alcohol advertising than American young people in general
Sep 11, 2012 A new political action committee is trying to bring alumni of the nine oldest black fraternities and sororities -- known as the Divine Nine -- into the fundraising game.
Aug 10, 2012 American teens are smoking cigarettes less these days. But the number of black high school students who smoke cigars has nearly doubled in recent years.
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Oct 3, 2012 High rates of imprisonment are a cause -- and effect -- of poverty.
Jul 9, 2012 The CEO and president of BET Networks discusses television programming for African Americans, and the role of the network in today's media sphere.