Citing federal Labor Department data, the NY Times reports that half of all working aged African-Americans are not working. African-Americans who lose their job are out of work much longer than other groups. High rates of joblessness have long plagued the Black community in New York City. Yet, this recession has not just been hard on low waged Black workers but middle income African-American workers was well. Click here to link to the article.
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