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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

Don't Raise Rates, Protesters Tell St. Louis Fed

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - March 5, 2015, by Jim Gallagher - About a dozen chilly protesters gathered outside the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis on Thursday to...

03/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Activists Rally in Front of Federal Reserve, Calling for End to ‘Economic Racism’

The St. Louis American - March 5, 2015, by Rebecca Rivas - African-American residents are sick and tired of hearing about an economic recovery that does not apply to them, said Derek Laney, an...

03/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Report: In MN, Jobless Rate for Blacks is Nearly 4 Times Higher than Whites

Bring Me the News - March 5, 2015, by Adam Uren - Minnesota has the third-highest unemployment gap between white and black people in the country – with the jobless rate among blacks almost four...

03/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Snowy Protest at Philly Fed

The Inquirer - March 5, 2015, by Joseph DiStefano - Ten cold protesters from a national group called Fed Up gathered at the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia in the storm this afternoon to urge the...

03/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Minority Groups Rally Outside Fed Against Interest Rate Hike

Observer - March 5, 2015, by Will Bredderman - Minority activist organizations demonstrated in the snow outside the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, insisting that the institution keep interest...

03/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Report: Black Minnesotans Missing Out On Economic Recovery

CBS Minnesota - March 5, 2015 - African Americans are not experiencing the same economic recovery compared to others in the country, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute...

03/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Downtown Protest Held Over Racial Disparity in Employment

KMOV St. Louis - March 5, 2015, by Steve Savard - About 12 people rallied outside the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Thursday to protest the racial disparity in employment in the St. Louis...

03/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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