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  This morning we are discussing the labor market. Why is the labor market making news right now? Right now, the labor market is making news because it is on a tear, Last week, we learned the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits is closing in on a 44-year low, signaling that the job […]

The energy industry is experiencing a major boom in job growth that may prove beneficial for African-Americans seeking employment.

There is good news as it relates to the job market. How can listeners can take advantage of it? Mellody: In the last Money Monday segment, we covered the strong housing sector, which is a key component of the U.S. economy. On Friday, we received some great news from the Labor Department. According to the […]

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Education verses incarceration any day but that is easier said than done. In the words of several law enforcement professionals there are a lot of individuals that are not incarcerated but need to be and the one’s that are incarcerated should not be there. Through my years of visits to mentor youth, men and women […]

In his latest push for criminal justice reform, President Barack Obama on Monday will introduce new efforts to rehabilitate the formerly incarcerated, one of which includes banning the checkbox on employment applications that asks if a potential employee has ever been convicted of a crime.

The national unemployment rate for Blacks fell below 10 percent in the second quarter of 2015 for the first since 2007, reports the Wall Street…

A state panel appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended a $6.25 increase in hourly wage for fast-food workers Wednesday, bringing minimum wage to…

New census projections have revealed that white children will be outnumbered by children of color in the United States within the next five years. The rise…

  Mellody is president of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and…

America’s Wealth Coach, Deborah Owens lists the highest paying jobs without a four-year degree during this week’s installment of “WealthyU” on “NewsOne Now” with Roland…