Study: Little Progress for African-American Men on Racial Equality Since 1970

Source: Justin Worland/Time Magazine Rates of incarceration and unemployment remain high In recent years, the U.S. has celebrated the 50th anniversaries of the March on Washington, the Civil Rights Act and a number of other landmark accomplishments considered pivotal in making the U.S. a better place for African Americans. But despite a deep reverence for those accomplishments, a new study suggests that African-American …

U.S. Unemployment Rate Lowest in 6 Years

Source: CNN Money NEW YORK- The American jobs recovery seems to have finally hit its stride. The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in June, marking the fifth straight month where employers added at least 200,000 jobs. The last time that happened was in late 1999, as the dot-com bubble was inflating. Economists surveyed by CNNMoney had predicted that 200,000 jobs were …

New Reports Shows Oklahoma Pleased With President Obama’s Economic Policies

According to recent publish reports America’s “reddest” state of Oklahoma posts its best economic numbers since February 2009.  According to State Treasure Republican Ken Miller “we see improving health in virtually every economic sector measured by revenue collections. The latest report on unemployment also brings good news. With April’s preliminary rate set at 5.6 percent, the report shows that our private sector continues to …