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Lil Cease Ft. M.Reck , Chris Rock – If You Scared

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A 24-Year High on Black Unemployment Means that It’s Time to Wake Up

September 4, 2011 1 comment

http://boycewatkins.wordpress.com/2011/09/02/a-24-year-high-on-black-unemployment-means-that-its-time-to-wake-up/

 

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its most recent unemployment data.  We knew that black folks (especially men) would be at the bottom, we just didn’t know how bad.  Well, it turns out that the numbers exceed even the most pessimistic predictions.

Black unemployment shot up like a rocket during the month of August, rising from an abysmal 15.9 percent to an even more shocking 16.7 percent.  Much of the increase was driven by black male unemployment, which rose from 17 to 18 percent.  Black female unemployment remained steady at 13.4 percent, and black teen  unemployment experienced a dramatic increase from 39.2 percent to an astounding 46.5 percent. Read more…

F. Mills -”Closer”

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Democrats Say They Want President Obama to Stop Compromising

September 4, 2011 1 comment

http://yourblackpolitics.wordpress.com/2011/09/03/democrats-say-they-want-president-obama-to-stop-compromising/

barack obama, black politics

Your Black World reports.

Democrats are now demanding that President Obama stop working so hard to negotiate with Republicans.  The statements come after President Obama gave in to House Speaker John Boehner’s request that he move the date of his jobs speech to a time other than when the Republicans are planning their presidential debates.   The president then changed the date and time of his speech.

President Obama has gained a reputation as a leader who is always seeking common ground, but ends up giving a long series of concessions to the other side.   Most recently, his debt ceiling deal with the Republicans led to criticism that he was a weak negotiator.   Democrats are now calling for the president to lay out a clear vision for America. Read more…

Methuzulah – Metal Mule Kick

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Categories: The Industry Cosign, Video
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