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New Report: Racial Disparities Continue at an Alarming Rate for Black Communities

KPFT Houston Radio - March 6, 2015, by Tucker Wilson - CPD's Policy Advocate Shawn Sebastian joins KPFT Radio to discuss racial disparities in unemployment and how the Federal Reserve can build a...

03/9/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Black Unemployment Rate 2015: In Better Economy, African-Americans See Minimal Gains

International Business Times - March 8, 2014, by Aaron Morrison - Cyril Darensbourg has been unemployed for 10 years. As...

03/8/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

CPD's Connie Razza Joins Melissa Harris-Perry to Discuss the Federal Reserve

Melissa Harris-Perry - March 7, 2014 - The Center for Popular Democracy released a report on March 3, 2015 detailing the discrepancy in unemployment between black and brown communities and white...

03/7/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Part-Time Workers Struggle With Full-Time Juggling Act

NPR - March 6, 2015, by  Yuki Noguchi - The cold weather did not hamper hiring last month. Employers...

03/6/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Report: Black Unemployment in Bay Area More Than Three Times the Average

SF Examiner - March 6, 2014, by Chris Roberts - After 200 unanswered job applications, Ebony Eisler finally landed a $15 an hour position as a medical assistant in Mission Bay. But since she's a...

03/6/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Blacks Nearly Four Times More Likely Than Whites to Be Unemployed in Minnesota

Minneapolis City Pages - March 6, 2015, by Ben Johnson - A new study reaffirms a refrain equality advocates have become quite fond of in this state: Minnesota is a great place to live -- for white...

03/6/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Kansas And Missouri Activists Gather On Troost To Stand For 'Moral Economy'

NPR - March 6, 2015, by Cody Newill - Community activists and faith leaders from Kansas and Missouri rallied at the intersection of 63rd Street and Troost Avenue Thursday, calling for a "moral...

03/6/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Report Says Minnesota's Job Boom Has Skipped Minorities

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal - March 6, 2015, by Mark Riley - Minnesota's unemployment rate for black job-seekers is four times the rate for whites, according to a new report that calls...

03/6/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Activists: Fed Has Power to Spur Recovery in Poor Communities

The Charlotte Post - March 6, 2015, by Herbert White - America’s economy may be in recovery, but Simone McCray can’t see it.

McCray works at a Charlotte warehouse where she earns $8.10 an...

03/6/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Texas Matters: Unemployment Still A Problem For Texas Minority Communities

Texas Public Radio - March 6, 2015, by David Martin Davies - The U.S. Labor Department reports that the latest national unemployment rate is 5-point-5 percent. That’s good news for the economy...

03/6/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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