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Entries by Janell Ross from 09/2011

Obama Jobs Speech: Economists Look For Bold Ideas On Black Unemployment

Posted 09.08.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama will address a joint session of Congress tonight because of what many economists, pundits and politicians have called a jobs cr...

Murfreesboro Mosque Controversy Sparks Islamophobia, Threats And Vandalism (VIDEO)

Posted 09.09.2011 | Religion

By some accounts, Anthony Mijares is a bit player in the story of Murfreesboro, Tenn., a small city 40 minutes south of Nashville. In Murfreesboro, a ...

Single Mothers: Poverty Climbs As Jobs And Social Safety Net Fade

Posted 09.15.2011 | Business

On a steamy summer morning inside the 116th Street food pantry in Harlem, Georgiana Williams moves slowly through the aisles. For Williams, this is im...

Vast Majority Of Americans Say Great Recession Is Not Over, New Gallup Poll Shows

Posted 09.21.2011 | Business

A shortage of jobs and falling incomes have left an overwhelming share of Americans convinced that the Great Recession is not over, according to a Gal...

Mortgage Relief Scams Proliferate After Recession

Posted 09.26.2011 | Business

From the looks of the mortgage relief companies Christopher Mallett has marketed in recent years, offering lower payments and new loan terms to troubl...