More blacks unemployed than whites

For most of the past four decades, through good economic times and bad, the black unemployment rate has been roughly double that of whites. The disparity is evident across education levels and occupations, complicating efforts to close it. Read the article.

Unemployment rate among blacks historically higher than for whites.
Sources: Labor Department, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau Current Population Survey. The Washington Post. Published on December 14, 2012, 9:25 p.m.
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