Biden administration keeps campaign promise to restore Obama-era fair housing rules

BCN Staff – June 27, 2021 — In keeping a promise to restore an Obama-era fair housing rule implemented by former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, the…

Federal judge halts $4 billion stimulus payout to black farmers for decades of systemic racism

Lawsuit brought by white farmers after Sen. Lindsay Graham, other GOP critics call government set asides “reparations” By BCN Executive Editor Wesley Brown – June 27, 2021 – More than…

Arkansas jobless rate stalls at 4.4% as DWS cuts off federal unemployment benefits today

Black unemployment in Arkansas jumps to 9.3% through May, more than double the nation jobless rate BCN Staff – June 16, 2021 — Arkansas jobless rate remained unchanged through the…