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Bernie Sanders Makes A Point About Black Unemployment You Probably Haven’t...

AFRICANGLOBE - According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Black youth unemployment in the United States was a staggering 24.8 percent in 2014, compared to 12.2 percent of their white counterparts. And more than half of recent Black college graduates are underemployed, meaning that they hold a job that does not require a college degree,

Black Unemployment Drops to 12.6 Percent, Lowest in a Year

AFRICANGLOBE - While U.S. employers added 162,000 jobs in July, the lowest number since March, it still led to a drop in the overall unemployment rate to a four-year low of 7.4 percent—and a decline in black unemployment from 13.7 to 12.6 percent, a low for the year.

Black Unemployment Nearly Doubles National Rate in February

AFRICANGLOBE - America’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent in February, the lowest mark in four years. Some 236,000 jobs were created during the month, according a report from the Labor Department Friday. February’s success continues a recent trend of recovery, and was the best statistically since the early months of the depression.

With 157,000 Jobs Added, Black Unemployment Shows No Improvement

AFRICANGLOBE - The release of the jobs numbers yesterday showed that the U.S. economy added 157,000 new jobs in January, causing a slight rise in the jobless rate, up to 7.9 percent, while Black unemployment remained stagnant at 13.8 percent.

US Jobs Report: Black Unemployment Continue to Rise

U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October and hiring was stronger over the previous two months than first thought, but the outlook remains dim...

Black Unemployment Stuck at 14.1 Percent

U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, a weak figure that could slow any momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech...

Black Unemployment: is Racism is the Issue?

No matter what the facts say, Blacks are forbidden to blame race for…anything. That’s the meaning of a post-racial society: race is banned from...

Blacks Miss Out as Jobs Rebound in New York City

For months now, New York officials have been highlighting how the city has regained all the jobs lost during the long recession and then...

Reducing Black Unemployment: No Easy Solutions

After remaining virtually unchanged throughout 2011, the Black unemployment rate fell from 15.8 percent last December to 13.6 percent in January, a drop of...

Report: Black Unemployment More Widespread Than Previously Thought

High rates of Black unemployment have spread beyond the Midwestern rustbelt states that were home to dismal rates of employment before the recession, says a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.

Black Unemployment: Highest in 27 Years

The August jobs report was dismal for plenty of reasons, but perhaps most striking was the picture it painted of racial inequality in the job market.

Black Unemployment in America Shoots Up Once More

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its most recent unemployment data. It was expected that black Americans (especially men) would be at the bottom, however it was not known how bad it would have been. Well, it turns out that the numbers exceed even the most pessimistic predictions.