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Money Troubles Can Make People More Racist

AFRICANGLOBE - People become more prejudiced against darker-skinned people when money is tight, a recent study has claimed. Researchers at New York University discovered that people with lighter skin were more likely to perceive “Afrocentric features” as more pronounced or “darker” during an economic downturn.

Black Teens Hit Hard By Economic Downturn

AFRICANGLOBE - According to “Trends in Teen Employment in Chicago, Illinois and the United States,” any gains made by the “War on Poverty” on the rate of employment among African-American teenagers were erased over the past decade. Black teens were the worst hit by the recent Great Recession in the labor market, the capstone to a decade of plummeting employment rates among young workers, according to a recent report by the Alternative Schools Network.