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The US Labor Department found weekly earnings rose by nearly ten percent for full-time Black workers in the third quarter of this year--the fastest rate of growth since 2000.

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Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein explains why African-Americans should vote for her in the 2016 presidential election.

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16-year-old Amandla Stenberg is launching a new comic book series called "NIOBE: She is Life;" a coming of age narrative about a woman of color.

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America’s Wealth Coach, Deborah Owens lists the highest paying jobs without a four-year degree during this week’s installment of “WealthyU” on “NewsOne Now” with Roland…

Major U.S. retailers Kohl’s and Target plan on making it a happy holiday for many folks around the country by hiring more than 100,000 holiday…

Labor Sec. Hilda Solis joined Roland Martin on the set of Washington Watch to discuss the new jobs numbers, what the White House is doing to get Americans back to work and the American Jobs Act.

I was in the middle of my Sunday ritual of reading the tech sections of various publications when I came across a story on the New York Times website that discussed the level of effectiveness of classroom software as a means to improve leaning opportunities for youth across the company. I agree that this topic […]

*Rep. Charles Rangel provides us with an exclusive editorial on the Wall Street Protesters* These days in our country, people are mad as hell. And I don’t blame them: They are frustrated that millionaires and billionaires in our country are not paying their fair share. They are upset that we bailed out the banks yet […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if Congress heeds President Barack Obama’s demands to “pass this bill right away” and enacts his jobs and tax plan in its entirety, the unemployment rate probably still would hover in nosebleed territory for at least three more years. Why? Because the 1.9 million new jobs the White House says the […]

WASHINGTON-As President Obama tries to push his highly touted jobs bill through congress, several Democrats are expressing displeasure with the bill. Some are upset at the tax cuts the jobs bill would bring, and others are upset at the tax cuts some companies would lose. RELATED: Obama: “We Must Pump It Up To Pass Jobs Act” […]

President Barack Obama ordered federal agencies to move faster with their payments to small businesses contracted by the government today in his jobs speech at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. The president said he wanted things to move twice as fast in order to put more money in their pockets quicker so they can […]

Four days after President Obama laid out the American Jobs Act for Congress, he took his message to a public forum attended by over 100 African Americans at the White House and live-streamed over the Internet, imploring them to help get the bill passed. “We are at a critical juncture in our country and this […]