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Posts tagged with "Black unemployment"

Mpls civil rights director to ‘ride herd’ on hiring goals

Mpls civil rights director to ‘ride herd’ on hiring goals

Apr. 10 |     But reporting specifically on hiring of Blacks still won’t happen     By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   Minneapolis Civil Rights Director Velma Korbel pledged recently that her department will have a “distinct presence”...

Local businessman seeks to enliven entrepreneurial spirit

Local businessman seeks to enliven entrepreneurial spirit

Oct. 10 | Solutions to Black unemployment lie in more Blacks buying Black   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Local Black entrepreneur Duane Johnson believes that the issues that vex the Black community, such as unemployment, can be addressed by...

Blacks wait for jobs as White planners plan

Blacks wait for jobs as White planners plan

Dec. 7 |     Black unemployment in Minneapolis was 20.7 percent in 2010 (nearly four times that of Whites) and even higher today. For Black youth: 45 percent unemployment. The Minneapolis Foundation, the Blue Ribbon Commission, the Pacific Northwest...
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