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In the wake of the November Jobs Situation Report, the Obama Administration announces the continuation of its "We Can't Wait" campaign designed to put more...
Unlike their white counterparts who saw their unemployment rate decrease to 8.0% in August from 8.1% in July, African Americans saw their unemployment rate increase to 16.7% in August from 15.9% in July.
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that 11,541,000 African Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 were not in the labor force in the month of July. This is up from 11,360,000 African Americans reported as not being in the labor force in the month of June.
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate for African Americans fell slightly to 15.3% in February 2011 from 15.7% in January 2011.