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How Strong is Our Economy?
May 9, 2019
“How strong is our economy? It is undoubtedly stronger than it was a year ago, but it's not as strong as some claim that it is. Labor market weaknesses and inequality are of particular concern to African Americans. Companies are hiring, but they aren't hiring enough African Americans to close the unemployment rate gap.” ... read more »
Tax cut will widen the racial wage gap 
February 8, 2018
President Donald Trump keeps boasting about the low black unemployment rate, although African Americans still suffer nearly twice the unemployment rate as whites do.  ... read more »
President Obama’s Policies Still Drive Economic Growth
August 10, 2017
In May of 2017, the Black unemployment rate hit its lowest level in 17 years: 7.5 percent. Then, in June, the jobless rate for Blacks fell to 7.1 percent, before rising to 7.4 percent in July, according to the latest jobs report. ... read more »
Job Prospects Flat for Black Workers in March
April 19, 2017
The employment prospects for African Americans showed little improvement in March, according to the Labor Department’s most recent jobs report. ... read more »
Under Trump, Unemployment Rate Rises for Black Workers
March 22, 2017
During President Donald Trump’s first full month in office, the Black unemployment rate rose as the White unemployment rate fell. ... read more »
The Black Unemployment Rate Is Double What Whites Experience
November 22, 2016
Black workers lost ground last month, as the unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.6 percent in October, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. ... read more »
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