• 855
    0

    By Charlene Muhammad California Black Media Early data is showing cities in California with some of the hardest-to-count census tracts are among places with above-average U.S. Census response rates so far. Many of them are areas where African Americans live. Invitations to fill out the Census 2020 questionnaire started going out to Californians in mid-March. At the time, the deadline for completion was July 31. But because states across the country issued emergency shutdown ...
  • 767
    0

    By Dianne Anderson Go online, get on the phone and make the call, or just put the form in the mail. Either way, anyone who misses the opportunity to fill out the census questionnaire is bound to get the knock at the door. The census is mandated, and it is the law. If nothing else, ...
  • 845
    0

    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent African Americans were more likely to be unemployed than Americans overall in 2018 than they were in 2013, according to a new study that details the economic and financial progress African Americans have made over five years. Researchers at Lending Tree, the popular website that connects borrowers with ...
  • 885
    0

    By Khalil Abdullah Within the African American community, the conversation about the upcoming 2020 census ranges from ‘why bother’ to ‘we’re all in.’  Let’s speak to the ‘why bother’ question. FAQ: Why should I bother with Census 2020? I filled out the census form the last time and I didn’t see any improvements in my neighborhood ...
  • 12820
    0

    By Dianne Anderson Professionally speaking, a locomotive engineer is not exactly like a doctor, but the hours are kind of close, and so is the pay. Tina Watkins retired her seat on the BNSF cab recently in a field that has served her well as a single mom, although the past three decades was not ...