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 24, 2013 While cigarette usage has dropped, profits for the tobacco industry are expected to be up.
Apr 17, 2013 In many states, it is perfectly legal to not hire someone who smokes. Should employers also be able to weed out junk-food lovers or motorcyclists -- or anyone who wants to have a baby?
Apr 10, 2013 In his budget, the president chose to tax one sin more than others.
Apr 3, 2013 A new study from Pew on economic mobility examines how unemployment affects black and white families differently.
Mar 19, 2013 New York City Mayor Bloomberg is proposing a ban on cigarette displays in stores. It’s the latest proposal aimed at making New York a little healthier.
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.
Dec 6, 2012 A new study finds state governments are plugging budget gaps at the expense of tobacco prevention programs.