Tag Archives: african americans

  • Disappointing: NAACP Statement on March Unemployment Numbers

    Apr 4, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(Washington, DC) – The NAACP has released the following statement in response to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) March employment report which indicates that for the month of March, the national unemployment rate was 6.7 percent. The unemployment rate for Asians was 5.4%, for whites 5.8%, Latinos 7.9%, for African Americans 12.4% and no […]

  • EURthisNthat: Black Teens Remain Nation’s Highest Unemployed

    Jan 20, 14 by Brainuser1 1 Comment

    *No matter how you spin it, this ain’t good. *From the Chicago Urban League… *While the overall trend of dropping employment rates for all race-ethnic groups continued through 2012, Black teens had the lowest employment rates across all geographic areas. *Nationally, the employment rate of Black teens has sustained a declining trajectory dropping from 25% […]

  • EUR Perspective: A Golden Shine to the Year

    Nov 15, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *After several depressing decades of fine African-American performances being overlooked come Oscar time, the new millennium has seen the awards and nominations at the Academy fall like rain. Halle Berry, Morgan Freeman, Forest Whitaker, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Octavia Spencer and Mo’Nique picked up Oscars, and Viola Davis, Djimon Honsou, Quvenzhane Wallis, Gabourey Sidobe and […]

  • What White America Needs to Know About Lil Wayne, Rev. Sharpton, and Race

    Jul 27, 13 by jasmynecannick 3 Comments

    Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton has come under fire from Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly for his distribution deal with Cash Money Content, the publishing arm of Cash Money Records, Lil Wayne’s home label. Lil Wayne has been under fire from some in Black America for lyrics that said he’d “beat the pu**y up like […]

  • Racial Divide Getting Wider Since Zimmerman Acquittal

    Jul 23, 13 by Brainuser1 2 Comments

    *According to a post-ABC poll conducted July 18 to 21 among a random national sample of 1,002 adults, it appears the racial divide is broadening. The poll shows African Americans have a mostly shared and sharply negative reaction to the shooting of Trayvon Martin and the not-guilty verdict in the resulting George Zimmerman trial (no surprise […]

  • Introducing 10 Remarkable African American Child Geniuses

    Apr 2, 13 by EurPublisher 4 Comments

    *There are so many stories of African Americans in music and sports, but there aren’t enough stories about those that are academic superstars preparing to help lead the future of our world. There are 10 remarkable young African Americans that were profiled in Rolling Out in March that we all should know. We will tell […]