Suffering Continues While More COVID-19 Aid Remains Stymied in Congress

By Charlene Crowell  As of mid-September, at least 197,000 people died from COVID-19 according to Johns Hopkins University. Beyond these fatalities, the number of COVID-related cases diagnoses reached 6.5 million people and continues to rise.     Beyond the health effects, according to the the U.S. Census Bureau, as of Aug. 31, over 80...

No Economical Victory Lap

By Julianne Malveaux The June Employment Situation report, released on July 2, showed a continued decline in the unemployment rate.  Thanks to coronavirus, the rate shot up to 14.7 percent in April and declined to 11.1 percent in June.  About 4.8 million more people were on payrolls in June than...