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Results related to “Black unemployment”

Old Criminal Records Are Life Sentences In Job Market

by Seth Freed Wessler on December 2 2009, 8:55PM

This post originally appeared on The Grio. Almost two years ago, Vincent, a slim 46-year-old black man dressed in a plaid shirt, worked as a maintenance technician in Detroit. He had worked for the company for almost three months, but…

Topics: Race and Recession

Cornel West: Obama is for Big Business, Not the Jobless

by Guest Columnist on December 1 2009, 7:44PM

By Todd Johnson This post originally appeared on The Grio. WATCH DR. CORNEL WEST DISCUSS OBAMA AND BLACK UNEMPLOYMENT Educator Cornel West sat down with theGrio to discuss how unemployment is affecting African-Americans. TheGrio asked West about national unemployment…

Topics: Race and Recession

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