US payrolls rose in March by the most in nearly a year and the unemployment rate dropped, pointing to a strong labor market that’s powering the economy. But the Black jobless rate climbed sharply in March, with Black women seeing the biggest losses. “We’re keeping a very, very close eye on that and we’ll continue […]

Harare, Zimbabwe —  Zimbabwe’s recently introduced gold-backed currency is sliding on the local black market but officials insist the currency is getting stronger and has a bright future. Columbus Mavhunga reports from Harare. Even songs are played on the radio encouraging citizens to embrace the currency, called Zimbabwe Gold — or ZiG — introduced on […]

SPACE FOR COOPERATION AND MANOEUVRES Despite such nuances about securitisation, the US and China still have many disagreements, such as over how peace, stability and (which) rules, are maintained. Naturally, this has led to growing mistrust. We tend to think of trust as “trustworthiness”, or whether others share our fundamental moral values and therefore should […]

Many learn about ancestors, U.S. Black history from family (Getty Images) Pew Research Center conducted this analysis to understand the rich diversity of Black people in the United States and their views of Black identity. This in-depth, robust survey explores differences among Black Americans in views of identity such as between U.S.-born Black people and […]

It’s not a good time to be a Leftist prosecutor in the United States. Pamela Price, the elected District Attorney of Alameda County, will face a recall vote later this year following a massive increase in crime that coincided with her policies of reducing criminal penalties and prosecuting police officers who used lethal force.   Price […]

A U.S. Postal Service employee scans a package. (Brandon Bell/Getty Images) There are more than 21 million Black Americans in the U.S. labor force today. Their workforce experiences are varied but stand out from people of other races and ethnicities on several important measures: They are more likely to be employed in certain postal work, […]

The Reimagine Black Youth Mental Health (RBYMH) initiative is about improving the mental well-being of Black youth and families in Minnesota and expanding the approach to mental health. This three-year policy demonstration project is supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health grant. Goals Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth […]

In this article, we will be taking a look at the 15 most black states in the US. If you do not want to learn about the demographics of global black population, head straight to the 5 Most Black States in the US. Overview of the Global Black Population: Demographics, Trends, and Immigration Patterns 

More Black and Hispanic people in the U.S. feel confident performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). A 2023 American Heart Association survey found that 44% of Black Americans now feel confident in performing conventional CPR, up from 30% polled just three years ago. Hispanic survey participants also reported gains with a 7% increase from 37% in 2021 […]

(NewsNation) —  Discrimination, xenophobia, the high cost of health care and unfair treatment by police are common issues that Black immigrants report. But data from a survey also says more believe they’re better off here than they would be in their country of birth. The conclusions come from a new analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau […]

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