today in black history

February 19, 2017

Prolific songwriter, Grammy Award winning artist, producer, and music executive William "Smokey" Robinson is born in 1940.

NorthStarNews Bulletin

POSTED: March 06, 2009, 12:00 am

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released February’s jobless numbers; 651,000 jobs were lost last month and the nation’s unemployment rate hit 8.1 percent. Black unemployment now stands at 13.4 percent and Black teenage unemployment is at 38.8 percent. Follow NorthStarNews.com for complete details later this morning.

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