December Black Unemployment Report

Unemployment Rate for Black Women Increases to 6.2% The National Black unemployment rate was 7.1%; the National unemployment rate stood at 3.9%; and non-Farm Payrolls rose by 199,000. Average wages rose 4.5% on an annual basis in December. The Black Unemployment Rate The Black unemployment rate jumped from 6.5% to 7.1% during December, the only … Read more

Black Economic and Business Stories for June 21st to July 18th 2021

  June 21st to July 18th 2021 Top Stories The pandemic saw a boom in new Black-owned businesses — the largest surge in the last quarter-century (Los Angeles Times) Pandemic Sees Largest Surge In Black-Owned Business In the Last 25 Years (Atlanta Black Star) Black Workers Stopped Making Progress on Pay. Is It Racism? (NY … Read more