Black Unemployment Rises
Not only did the Black unemployment rate in December jump to more than twice that of white people, but Black workers -- who already have long had the highest rate of all demographics -- saw their levels of joblessness grow while everybody else's dropped.
Remember when the president patted himself on the back for Blacks having their "lowest unemployment since just after the turn of the millennium"?
WASHINGTON — A burst of hiring in December pushed the unemployment rate to its lowest level in nearly three years, giving the economy a boost at the end of 2011. SEE ALSO: Are Will And Jada Divorcing Obama Refocuses Military The Labor Department said Friday that employers added a net 200,000 jobs last month and […]
ATLANTA -Black unemployment rose again this past month, while the overall job rate declined to 8.8. percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The report indicates black unemployment surged to 15.5 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The previous rate was 15.3 percent, which was down from January’s 15.7 percent. The rate […]
NEW YORK — The American unemployment rate rose to 9.8 percent in November and the economy added a paltry 39,000 net jobs, the government reported this morning, dealing a substantial blow to hopes that better fortunes are taking shape. Many economists had been expecting to see the number of jobs rise by about 150,000, amid […]
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