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African American unemployment
Black unemployment drops, but persistent barriers remain
At 6.8 percent, it's still nearly twice the jobless rate for white workers.
'State of Black America' report warns progress is fragile
The National Urban League finds African-Americans are still well behind white Americans when it comes to equality.
Push for diverse hire to head regional Federal Reserve bank in Atlanta
The regional bank president in Atlanta is stepping down.
Government jobs deficit hurts minorities and women
Private-sector employment has rebounded above pre-recession levels, but government is still 300,000 jobs in the hole.
Addressing inequality for black and Hispanic students
A report from The National Urban League paints a grim picture on education.
African-American unemployment is double that of whites. Why?
In good times and bad, blacks suffer unemployment at much higher rates than whites. That's been true since the time of Martin Luther King, Jr.