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The consistent unemployment gap between Black and white workers

Unpacking the persistent 2-to-1 unemployment gap between Black and white workers.
"That disparity between Black and white workers is something that remains really a defining feature, unfortunately, of the U.S labor market," said  Valerie Wilson of the Economic Policy Institute’s Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy.
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