National Black Farmers Association president explains why he feels the USDA has not been a friend to the nation’s Black farmers.
The five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s arrival on the Gulf Coast is just months away, and the region is grappling with one of the largest environmental disasters in American history — the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tavis recently spoke to a former oil company executive, who analyzed BP’s handling of the [...]
Washington Post columnist breaks down hedge funds – the subject of his new book, More Money Than God.
Economics professor and author of Crisis Economics comments on the financial services industry’s fight against reform.
Moody’s chief economist weighs in on the SEC’s move against Goldman Sachs and discusses sectors showing job growth.
Bank-bailout Congressional Oversight Panel chair weighs in on the foreclosure crisis and the potential of a consumer financial protection agency.
When you read about the unemployment rate in this country, which has been hovering around 10% for a while now, it’s easy to forget that the rate is different depending on where you live in the country, whether you are a man or a woman and whether you are Black, Latino or white. The Joint [...]
SuperFreakonomics co-author describes the intersection of good and bad versus wrong and right.
Washington Post economic reporter weighs in on the administration’s stimulus plan—one year later.
There have been Op-Eds in The New York Times saying that “blacks are the ones who are taking the brunt of the recession, with disproportionately high levels of foreclosures and unemployment.” But a recent article in the paper asserts that the recession is helping bridge the racial divide in a suburb of Atlanta. The article [...]