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By Chloe Jones
The downturn of the pandemic economy has hit many groups hard. But for many millennials — those born between 1981 and 1996 — and Generation Z, who follow them, that pain — plus a number of other factors — are…
By Paul Solman, Frank Carlson, Maea Lenei Buhre
There's a shortage of skilled tradespeople throughout the American economy, and it is a persistent problem that started well before the pandemic. But what's behind that gap and what can be done? Paul Solman reports for our series, "Work Shift",…
The pandemic has accelerated a change in housing in the U.S. that began well before the spread of COVID-19. Millennials, adults between the ages of 24 and 39, continue to move back home with their parents in significant numbers. For…
There are an estimated 83 million millennials in the U.S. -- and candidates want their vote. In the last presidential election, 45 percent of millennials turned out to vote, and the group tends to lean further left than other generations,…
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo
By Kristen Doerer
More millennials are turning to payday loans and pawn shops for much needed cash -- moves that can provide immediate relief, but often result in deeper debt.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Years before the high-profile deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray, more than half of African-American millennials indicated they, or someone they knew, had been victimized by violence or harassment from law enforcement, a new report says.
By Joshua Barajas
Whole Foods, known for its organic and natural foods selection, is opening a separate chain of stores that promises lower prices for younger shoppers, the latest in a series of attempts to shed its reputation as an expensive grocery store.
By Sean McElwee
Recently, chilling videos surfaced online of young University of Oklahoma students, members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, reciting a racially-charged chant. The story appeared surprising for numerous reasons. Among them, education is supposed to reduce racial resentment (or…
By Brittney Cooper
When 28-year-old George Zimmerman killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on a residential Sanford, Florida, street in February 2012, after trailing the hoodie-clad, iced tea-carrying youth through the neighborhood because he looked “suspicious,” it became clear that America’s Millennial generation had…
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