09 16 2014
  10:25 am  

The Psychology of Black Unemployment

Long-term joblessness can bring extreme stress and \"learned hopelessness" to African American communities

As she watched President Barack Obama lay out his jobs plan for the nation and repeatedly challenge Congress to address the issue immediately, Madelyn Broadus was thinking "finally, somebody is for the people."

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Real Talk Story of the Day: The Occupy Portland Protest

Chat with other readers about the Rose City incarnation of Occupy Wall Street

Welcome to Real Talk: Story of the Day, a spot where The Skanner News readers can sound off, debate and commiserate over the hour's biggest news topic. Today's focus is the Occupy Portland protest that took 5000 people downtown to protest wealth inequality.

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