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Black Southerners, Economy, National, News, Politics, Race, racism, Winthrop University Poll -

Over three-fourths of Black Americans believe racial minorities are under attack in the U.S., according […]

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The June economic report from the U.S. Department of Labor bodes well for African-Americans. According […]

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Africa, Economy, egypt, imf, News, Nigeria, South Africa, World -

South Africa is once again the second-biggest economy on the African continent as it reclaims […]

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Caribbean, credit, Economy, improve, Jamaica, News, outlobeanok, rating, World -

KINGSTON, Jamaica  — International credit rating agency, Standard and Poor’s (S&P), has improved its outlook […]

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Africa, Economy, growing, investing, News, World -

As Africa’s economies gain momentum, democratic governments take hold and the continent’s young population grows […]

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american family income, Business, Economy, great recession, recession, the great recession -

The typical American household was significantly poorer in 2013 than it was 10 years earlier as […]

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Business, Economy, employment, Jobless claims, Unemployment, unemployment lows -

Initial jobless claims fell to near a seven-year low last week in a sign of […]

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CNBC - The jobs report was top of mind for investors last week...

The post theGrio and CNBC Market Update: 11/1/13 appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Black Unemployment, Business, Economy, Jobs, Politics, Unemployment, Unemployment Rate -

WASHINGTON (AP) i The U.S. economy added a solid 146,000 jobs in November and theunemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. The government said Superstorm Sandy had only a minimal effect on the figures...

The post US unemployment falls to 7.7 percent, a 4-year low appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Black America, Black Enterprise, Business, Economy, Obama Administration, Politics, Race -

theGRIO REPORT - In a recent interview with Black Enterprise magazine, President Barack Obama bristled at criticism that he has received, from some circles, about his supposed lack of action on behalf of black businesses...

The post Obama: 'I'm not the president of black America' appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Election 2012, Jobs, Politics, Unemployment, Unemployment Rate -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says new jobs figures released Friday show there are too many people looking for work...

The post Obama: Too many people still looking for work appeared first on theGrio.

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Aliyyah Baylor, Business, Drought, Economy, Make My Cake, Midwest, USDA -

theGRIO REPORT - As the worst drought in decades grips 26 U.S. states, business owners in affected areas and beyond are growing concerned about what it could mean for their bottom lines...

The post Midwest drought, rising food prices worry black businesses appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Politics, Re-election, Unemployment, Unemployment Rate -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama got new figures Friday to buttress his argument that he's presiding over steady, if slow, economic growth. But the government's report that the overall rate of unemployment actually crept up to 8.3 percent allows Republican rival Mitt Romney to keep pressure on Obama to defend his record...

The post Jobs report presents mixed blessing for Obama appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Black Unemployment, Economy, Election 2012, Jobs, News, Unemployment -

WASHINGTON (AP) - African-American unemployment dropped slightly from 14.4 to 14.1 percent. And black teen joblessness fell too, from 39.3 to 36.6...

The post 163,000 jobs created in July; black unemployment falls slightly appeared first on theGrio.

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Economy, Kathleen Sebelius, Obama Adminstration, Politics, Welfare, Welfare to Work -

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is defending a plan to waive parts of the federal welfare-to-work law for states...

The post Obama administration defends welfare-to-work waivers appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Bobby Jindal, Condi Rice, Economy, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Opinion, Politics, Tim Pawlenty, Vice President, VP -

OPINION - The names on Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential list confirm that he is betting this election will driven almost solely by voters’ feelings about President Obama and the economy...

The post Romney's risky 'play it safe' VP approach appeared first on theGrio.

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Business, Citigroup, Consumers, Earnings, Economy, Intel, Jobs, Spending, Yahoo -

VIDEO - This week investors expect several earnings reports -- such as Citigroup, Intel and Yahoo to name a few -As well as reports on housing, production and inflation.

The post 7/13/12 – theGrio and CNBC Market Update appeared first on theGrio.

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Business, Economy, Jobless Claims, Jobs, Labor Department, U.S. Unemployment Benefits, Unemployment -

(AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits plunged last week...

The post US jobless claims plunge to lowest level in 4 years appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Booed, Economy, Election 2012, Houston, Jobs, Mitt Romney, NAACP, NAACP Convention, Politics, Republicans, Unemployment -

theGRIO REPORT - Making the most prominent appearance in front of a largely black audience of his presidential campaign, Mitt Romney criticized President Obama’s record on education and the economy at the NAACP’s national convention...

The post Romney says he will 'make things better in the African-American community' appeared first on theGrio.

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Business, Economy, Jobs, Shartia Brantley, Unemployment -

VIDEO - Investors had quite a few economic reports to sift through last week, but all eyes were on the jobs report...

The post 07/09/12 theGrio and CNBC Market Update appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Middle Class, Mitt Romney, Politics, Tax Cuts, Taxes, Wealthy -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is launching a push to extend tax cuts for the middle class, as he seeks to shift the election-year economic debate...

The post Obama to push extension of middle-class tax cuts appeared first on theGrio.

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Business, Economy, Jobs, Pitch Night, Unemployment, VCAP -

theGRIO REPORT - TheGrio recently spoke to members of the Venture Capital Access Program or VCAP© to discuss their highly anticipated Pitch Night, which was held on June 27th in New York City...

The post Can VCAP's 'Pitch Night' put us back to work? appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Politics, Unemployment -

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A weak monthly U.S. jobs report could spell trouble for President Barack Obama and shift momentum to Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee...

The post Jobs report could blunt Obama momentum appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Election 2012, Jobs, Mitt Romney, Ohio, Politics, Rush Limbaugh, Unemployment -

POLAND, Ohio (AP) - A sobering economic snapshot intensified the presidential campaign on Friday as President Barack Obama rolled through two vote-rich battleground states and Republican Mitt Romney fended off conservative complaints about his plan for winning...

The post Obama: Economy has to grow 'even faster' appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Election 2012, Jobs, Mitt Romney, Politics, Unemployment -

WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the nation's ongoing sluggish job growth is unacceptable...

The post Romney blames Obama for sluggish June job growth appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Jobs, Jobs Numbers, Mitt Romney, Politics, Unemployment -

theGRIO REPORT - Overall unemployment remained at 8.2 percent in June, but the jobless rate for African Americans increased by almost a point to 14.4 percent, the Department of Labor announced Friday in its monthly employment report.

The post June jobs report: Unemployment rate stays at 8.2 percent, but increases for blacks appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Politics, Polls -

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has lost much of the narrow lead he held just a month ago over Mitt Romney and the two now are locked in a virtually even race for the White House...

The post Obama, Romney effectively tied in new poll appeared first on theGrio.

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Business, Economy, Jobs, New York City, Unemployment -

The New York Times reports that blacks in New York City are finding it harder to get jobs than their white peers...

The post The jobs rebound in NYC misses African-Americans appeared first on theGrio.

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Business, Economy, Federal Reserve, Homeowners, Household Worth, Money, Net Worth, Recession -

theGRIO REPORT - We’ve endured The Great Recession and many of us feel as if we’re still in the midst of it. The Federal Reserve recently issued a report on just how negatively The Great Recession impacted Americans’ bottom line...

The post Behind black America’s disappearing net worth appeared first on theGrio.

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Barack Obama, Economy, Election 2012, Mitt Romney, Politics, Republicans -

CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday tore into the economic plans of Mitt Romney, saying his likely Republican opponent's ideas are identical to those of former President George W. Bush.

The post In dueling speeches, Obama v. Romney in Ohio appeared first on theGrio.

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Business, College Graduates, Economy, Job Hunting, Jobs, Students -

theGRIO REPORT - Once you’ve graduated, take a week or so to relax if you really need to, but then it’s time to get ultra serious about landing your first job...

The post Job hunting tips for black college grads appeared first on theGrio.

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