Author Archives: Freddie Allen

  • Millennials Face Tough Job Market

    Today, 50 million Americans are 18-29 years-old. Often referred to as Generation Next or the “millennials,” this generation is the most diverse in American history: 61 percent White, 19 percent Hispanic and 14 percent Black. By comparison Generation X (born between 1970-1978) is 71 ...

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  • Blacks Want Better TV Shows or Do They?

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) —Nearly all African-Americans polled – 97 percent – say they are unhappy with the Black TV programs currently on air. Seventy-five percent say they want more documentaries, 71 percent prefer more history, 68 percent desire to see more independent films and 59 ...

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  • Latest Jobs Report Offers Little Hope for Blacks

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Norman Jones, woke up last Friday, got dressed and went to the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) for a job pre-screening session in hopes of landing employment that has eluded him since last year. Jones was not alone – more than 100 ...

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