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Each month, I discuss the monthly U.S. Department of Labor jobs report on CNBC’s Power Lunch, and the findings are often bittersweet. Economists generally feel that our country is making progress. In fact, this summer, unemployment reached its lowest rate in six years—hovering close to 6 percent. Yet, somehow, this improving trend continues to leave many African Americans behind.
Former Harlem Globetrotter who was making the 1,100-mile trek from California to Seattle to be with his longtime girlfriend has been missing for more than a week and police are turning to the public for help, news station KTLA reports.
There's a new player in Detroit who wants to bring attention to how the city has shut off the running water in thousands of homes because residents have been unable to pay their water bill. The water shutoff caused an outcry from folks earlier this year who believe the city’s response was severe and inhumane, and now the United Nations has joined that chorus and stated that the water shutoffs are a violation of human rights, Al Jazeera is reporting.
With all the talk about how Hispanics will be the majority ethnic group in the U.S. in the near future, and all the studies that have, as a result, examined the political and economic power that they will wield, it's surprising to hear that Republican candidates running for congressional seats don't need a single Hispanic vote to be victorious in the upcoming midterm elections.