The truth about black unemployment in America

A local comparison of how things could also be better in Prince George’s County. When looking at the population age 16 and older in the labor force, which includes people who are employed or actively looking for work (unemployed), inequities in employment for blacks were evident. Blacks had the highest unemployment rates at 10 percent…

Jealous beats Baker for governor, Alsobrooks wins in Prince George’s, and Montgomery executive is too close to call – Greater Greater Washington

Ben Jealous beat Rushern Baker to be the Democratic pick against Maryland governor Larry Hogan in November. Angela Alsobrooks was nominated (and essentially elected) the next Prince George’s county executive, while in Montgomery, the race was down to a mere 452 votes separating Marc Elrich and David Blair, with thousands of absentee and provisional ballots…