today in black history

April 14, 2021

Elston Howard becomes the first Black player on the New York Yankees baseball team on this date in 1955.

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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