A new nationwide survey conducted by The Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation reveals that Black women are among the most religious people in the country. The poll found that 74 percent of Black women and 70 percent of Black men said that “living a religious life” is very important. On that same question, the number falls to 57 percent of white women…Read full post
By Emily Jane Fox @CNNMoney July 6, 2012
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — As the overall U.S. unemployment rate stayed at 8.2% in June, the rate among Black Americans rose nearly a full percentage point.
The reason for the increase appears to have been a rise in the percentage of African-Americans looking for a job, rather than job losses.
The unemployment rate for Blacks rose to 14.4% from 13.6% in May, the Labor Department reported Friday….Read full post