Economics

In historic move, L.A. raises minimum wage from $9 to $15.

Atlanta (pictured); Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C. are the top-three cities where African-Americans are doing the best economically, according to a recent report by…

How often have you heard it said that black Americans don’t support each other economically? It’s a common refrain in conversations around sociopolitical uplift for…

With the release of the National Urban League‘s 38th annual State Of Black America Report, a panel discussion involving key figures of NUL opens up an examination…

With the release of the National Urban League‘s 38th annual State Of Black America Report, a panel discussion involving key figures of NUL opens up an examination…

President Barack Obama will kick off a two-day Friday, July 13, 2012 across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The president will discuss his clear economic choice for middle class families in this election: between his vision for moving our country forward, ensuring an economy built to last and developing a strong economy build from the middle out, […]

The national economy emerged from recession in November 2001 and was creating jobs by July 2003, while Massachusetts lagged six months behind under Mitt Romney’s watch. The state’s economic growth stayed that way, trailing the rest of the country every year of Romney’s term. Massachusetts plummeted to 47th out of 50 in job creation and […]

  CHICAGO, IL — Obama for America will hold a press conference call today to announce a new Romney Economics video that highlights the story of Ampad, one company Mitt Romney and his partners bankrupted by playing with two sets of rules — one for Romney and others at the top, and another for everyone […]

Debt is a word I’m sure most Americans are well aware of. Whether it’s personal debt or the country’s national debt, it’s something that can’t be avoided. America’s debt is rising so fast that we are currently looking at our debt ceiling cracking. While there is no actual ceiling, these cracks are very real and a […]