Monthly Archives: January 2010

“Growing Up Baltimore,” The Economy

WYPR 88.1 FM | Jan 19, 2010 Growing Up Baltimore -“Local Youth Battling Unforgiving Economic Factors” For many young Baltimoreans, the immediate future is bleak. According to the latest data of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, national unemployment rate for young black men is about 35 percent – more than three times the nation’s overall […]

“Growing Up Baltimore,” Fathers WYPR 88.1 FM | Jan 15, 2010 Growing Up Baltimore –“Fathers” Since 1980, the total number of families in Baltimore has dropped from about 190-thousand families to 126-thousand.  Over the same period, married couples with children 18-years-old and younger have also declined from about 51-thousand to 21-thousand. That’s compared to the nearly 80-thousand families with […]