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    Expert: Black Unemployment Rate For Adults, Youth Still High

    Despite a slight dip in the overall national unemployment rate for African-American adults, the number still remains unacceptably high as applicants continue to battle against a welter of socioeconomic challenges, including a lack of education and hiring connections. RELATED:Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Number In 4 Years At 7.4 Percent The …

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    Expert: Black Unemployment Compounded By White Favoritism During Hiring

    Last week, February’s jobs report was released, boasting a decrease in unemployment to 7.7 percent, which is the lowest level of unemployment in four years. What wasn’t mentioned in the report, though, was Black unemployment, which continues to be nearly double the national average. NewsOne investigated why Black unemployment rates continue to …