After court ruling and IRS announcement, jobless Arkansas workers could see cash bounty soon

Pulaski County circuit court orders Gov. Hutchinson to reinstate weekly $300 unemployment pay; IRS announces refund following tax adjustment to jobless benefits BCN Executive Editor Wesley Brown – Aug. 1,…

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…