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African American Girls, African-American Women, Alonzo Mourning, Black Women, Honey Shine Inc., NewsOne, NewsOne Now, Roland Martin, Tracy Wilson Mourning -

Tracy Wilson Mourning, wife of NBA hall of famer Alonzo Mourning, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to talk about her mentoring program Honey Shine Inc. Honey Shine’s mission is to encourage African American girls and young women to break through stereotypes and take their place in society as strong leaders. From HoneyShine.org: Honey Shine’s mission is to […]

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African American, African-American Women, Biz/Media, Black Women, National Women’s Law Center, Unemployment, Unemployment rates -

Unemployment rates are falling for almost everyone in America, but remain exceptionally high for Black women. According to Labor Department statistics gathered by IBTimes.com, nearly 10.6 percent of adult African-American women above 20 are unemployed. This shameful statistic has remained unchanged since last year. Between June 2009 and June 2011, Black women lost 258,000 jobs while Black men gained 127,000 jobs. The National Women’s […]

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