Black Unemployment Drops Slightly, Remains Steady for Black Men

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black WorldScholarship in Action 

The recent release of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that Black unemployment declined during the month of July.  It had reached 16.2 percent and dropped over the course of the month to 15.9 percent.  While the number is an improvement, it is still nearly double that of white Americans.

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One response to “Black Unemployment Drops Slightly, Remains Steady for Black Men

  1. Homer E. Waterman, Jr.

    For those unaware, maybe, just maybe – it would benifit them to see what we, as black people had to go through. But the larger question, in my view; is why don’t they know? I mean, is this something new, continually profitting on the backs of our “collective misery”. So know, I will not be going to see what I already know will not benifit us “1 iota”

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