Unemployed Blacks Share Stories Of Financial, Emotional Struggle

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New York — African-Americans are in a state of emergency in the country with unemployment at a high of 15 percent and continuing to rise.

Last week, Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network held a job fair where numerous employers showed up to present their open positions to hundreds of unemployed African-Americans.

Many of them stopped to talk to us about their unemployment experience and how tough the job market is.

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