by Tami Luhby, CNNMoney
(CNNMoney) - Though blacks' job prospects have improved from the depths of the Great Recession, they still suffer from disproportionately high unemployment.
Pegged to Black History Month, the U.S. Congress' Joint Economic Committee put out a stats sheet highlighting the gap. It takes longer, on average, for black workers for find a job, and even having a college degree doesn't help as much as it does for other job-seeking populations. The black unemployment rate is currently 13.8% unemployment rate, far higher than the 7.9% national rate.
"Congress can help ensure that the economic situation of black workers and their families continues to improve by supporting programs that provide assistance to those who are struggling to make ends meet and examining new approaches to alleviating unemployment and poverty," the bipartisan JEC wrote in its release.
...The black unemployment rate is currently 13.8% unemployment rate, far higher than the 7.9% national rate.
CNN, why is THIS February 7th, 2013 article the LAST TIME you have written about this?
Jamie foxx is not a role model. Keenan Ivory and Damon Wayans ARE role models. They MADE foxx what he is today. Man I miss "In living color" lol.
Yes, im a red and white mixed man, married to a beautiful black woman and I have 3 amazing wonderful black children. DEAL WITH IT! Gvgeyu.
You must not like truth. May the Most High open your eyes.
What a surprise,a system controled by white men is racist. Wow I never new that
What a suprise. An uneducated comment from a man that refuses to look at himself in the mirror for fear of what he may see. I say that with all due respect Mr. Shiz.
I reccomend "my philosophy" & "Aztecnical" to start with. The Teacher will educate you.
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