6 things black people need to know about the US economy

Although the imaginary fiscal cliff was avoided, there are some big issues left for President Obama to deal with pertaining to the economy. The most pressing is the debt ceiling. It is possible that the U.S. will go through a technical default for a few days, although most anticipate that Congress will give in and […]

Clinton Global Initiative America 2011 to Create 124,000 New Jobs

On the last day of this year’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America meeting, President Clinton announced that, when fully funded and implemented, over 50 initiatives will create 124,000 jobs, provide approximately 364,000 Americans with job training and support entrepreneurship with $265 million in investments or loans. CGI America was held June 29-30, 2011, in Chicago. […]

The 12-Point Plan for Urban Economic Recovery

“This recession is the worst we’ve faced since the Great Depression. It has had a debilitating impact on America’s urban communities and on America’s communities of color,” Morial said.