January 27, 2010
What will be the most-used phrase in tonight's State of the Union address?
January 27, 2010
Obama's first State of the Union address took on big banks, health care, and job creation. But it won't solve the country's woes—that much is up to the Democrats and Republicans in Congress.
by Jack White onJanuary 26, 2010
In his first State of the Union address, Obama must address the most urgent need in America. We need more jobs.
by Kai Wright onDecember 9, 2009
Translating his promises into legislation will require President Obama to show some intestinal fortitude.
by Dedrick Muhammad onDecember 7, 2009
With the unemployment rate still in double digits, the Obama administration must step up to the plate and strengthen the job market.
by Kai Wright onDecember 7, 2009
One-third of young black men are out of work. The CBC is threatening a revolt. What is President Obama going to do about it?
December 4, 2009
This week on The Confab: What should we be doing about AIDS? Will more troops in Afghanistan end the war sooner? Unemployment numbers are down. But jobless black folks are still not fairing as well as white job seekers. And much ado about Tiger Woods. Join The Root's deputy editor Terence Samuel as he talks with senior culture writer Teresa Wiltz, senior writer Kai Wright and copy editor Erin Evans.
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November 25, 2009
If there’s any particular group that’s suffering most it’s our youth. Why the American Dream is on definite hold for many young black men and women.
November 19, 2009
People are broke, but are they broke enough to hop on someone else’s Wi-Fi and steal your identity to make ends meet?
November 17, 2009
Civil rights groups, labor groups and members of the financial industry are all calling for more action from the government to fight unemployment.
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