African-American unemployment hit record low December 2017 | The Philadelphia Tribune WASHINGTON (AP) — Years of steady hiring and economic growth have delivered a cumulative benefit for at least one group that hasn't always shared in America's prosperity.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Years of steady hiring and economic growth have delivered a cumulative benefit for at least one group that hasn’t always shared in America’s prosperity.

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Spike Lee discusses terrorism, race and his work at Virginia Film Festival | Richmond Times-Dispatch “Terrorism is terrorism,” Lee said Saturday afternoon just prior to screening his 1997 documentary, “4 Little Girls,” for a standing-room-only audience at the Paramount Theater.

“Terrorism is terrorism,” Lee said Saturday afternoon just prior to screening his 1997 documentary, “4 Little Girls,” for a standing-room-only audience at the Paramount Theater.

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Black D.C. Org. Honors Public Relations Guru Ofield Dukes | AFRO “My father taught me that we are Black first and foremost. As Black people, he understood that it is our obligation to pursue excellence in every endeavor,...”

“My father taught me that we are Black first and foremost. As Black people, he understood that it is our obligation to pursue excellence in every endeavor,…”

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American Express C.E.O. Ken Chenault to Step Down | The New York Times During his 16 years in the top spot, Mr. Chenault often eschewed personal attention, serving as a reserved role model in the business community, particularly for black executives.

During his 16 years in the top spot, Mr. Chenault often eschewed personal attention, serving as a reserved role model in the business community, particularly for black executives.

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Are We Returning to Jim Crow? | The Root When Donald Trump campaigned on the slogan “Make America Great Again,” many of us saw it for what it was—coded language for taking the mask—or the hood, as it were—off of white supremacy.

When Donald Trump campaigned on the slogan “Make America Great Again,” many of us saw it for what it was—coded language for taking the mask—or the hood, as it were—off of white supremacy.

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Report: 75 Percent of Black Boys in Calif. Don’t Meet State Reading Requirements – The Root The most recent round of testing in the state of California has revealed a disturbing statistic: Three out of 4 black boys failed to meet the reading and writing requirements, and more than half of them scored in the lowest category on the English portion of the test.

The most recent round of testing in the state of California has revealed a disturbing statistic: Three out of 4 black boys failed to meet the reading and writing requirements, and more than half of them scored in the lowest category on the English portion of the test.

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Minorities Who ‘Whiten’ Résumés More Likely to Get Interview – The Root “Whitening” is an all-encompassing term for when prospective employees scrub their résumés of anything that might indicate their race. Applicants with cultural names will sometimes use their initials.

“Whitening” is an all-encompassing term for when prospective employees scrub their résumés of anything that might indicate their race. Applicants with cultural names will sometimes use their initials.

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