10 Actionable Steps to Economically Empower Black Communities

Did you know…. Black American unemployment has ticked to 16.8%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s May Unemployment Report. Black Americans earn 20% lower than white workers regardless of education. Black Americans only own one half of a percentage point of wealth in the United States. Single black women with a bachelor’s degree agesContinue reading “10 Actionable Steps to Economically Empower Black Communities”

Weekly Economic Updates | Week of May 25 | #RIPGEORGEFLOYD

This economic news update covers economic news ranging from May 25 – May 30. In this episode, the Junior Economist details unemployment numbers, the economic implications of George Floyd’s death, President Trump’s historic actions as it relates to global organizations, and much more!   Listen via Stitcher, Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcast. SignContinue reading “Weekly Economic Updates | Week of May 25 | #RIPGEORGEFLOYD”

Weekly Economic Updates | For Week of May 11th

An economic update of the events that occurred beginning May 11 to May 15. The podcast details the contents of the Fed’s Bi-Annual Financial Stability Report, a general overview of markets, and the stock market!

Weekly Economic Updates | Week of May 4th

Happy Mother’s Day from the Junior Economist! This week’s episodes features an update on the unemployment rate, the new phenomenon that is happening in regards to women, Africa’s newest trade agreement, and more!

The Junior Economist Talks: COVID19 with Deja!

Meet Deja Rozier ( @Dejfro )! She is an Atlanta native, that just finished her first year of law school in Durham, North Carolina. Deja speaks candidly about her experience with having to complete the rest of the semester online and her outlook on the future of the legal industry. ____________________________________________ COVID-19 is changing theContinue reading “The Junior Economist Talks: COVID19 with Deja!”

The Junior Economist Talks: COVID19 with Malika!

Meet Malika Watler ( @_malikalleone )! She lives in Dallas, Texas, and works as a technical consultant at a software company. Malika gives us insight into how she’s adjusting to her new normal and how her company is responding to the global pandemic. COVID-19 is changing the way we spend our time and the wayContinue reading “The Junior Economist Talks: COVID19 with Malika!”

Weekly Economic Updates | For the Week of April 19th

A no-frills 3-minute weekly economic series designed to give you updates that matter about the economy. This episode includes information about Georgia governor Brian Kemp’s new relaxed laws, unemployment numbers, the spending allocations for the fourth coronavirus relief bill, and more!