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Experts argue that the long-term jobless rate continues to decline
By Frederick H. Lowe
The nation's businesses added 227, 000 new jobs in February, but the overall unemployment rate remained at 8.
The African-American employment-population ratio for black men and black women 20 years old and older declined in February, compared with January.
The ratio was 56.
A federal judge has ordered New York City to pay $82 million to African-American firefighter applicants who were never hired or hired late from the eligibility lists for the 1999 and 2002 firefighter examinations.
A Wisconsin Judge on Monday ruled that the state's voter Identification law, which would have disenfranchised large numbers of black men and women, violates the state’s constitution.
African-American students, particularly black boys, are far more likely to receive out-of-school suspensions than their peers, according to a survey by U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
by Frederick H. Lowe
The Seminole County, Fla., State's Attorney announced on Tuesday that it has received an evidence case package regarding the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.
New York University Honors the late Derrick Bell
New York University Law School recently honored Derrick Bell, who died in October after spending two decades as a visiting professor at NYU Law School.
I am glad NorthStar News & Analysis jumped on that racist federal judge stuff. There is too much of that remaining in amerikkka's judiciary beginning/ending at the U.S.
Sergeant William H. Carney of Company C of the all-black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, became the first African American awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest combat service medal.
March 15 through March 21
1809 ----- Joseph Jenkins Roberts, who was a black nationalist during slavery and who became the first and then the seventh president of Liberia, was born free on this date in Norfolk,Va.