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"POVERTY, IN THE BLACK RACE, AS A RESULT OF HISTORICAL WHITE OPPRESSION"

Posted by deborahselectric on December 4, 2012 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Poverty among Persons under 18, 18 to 64, and 65 and Older

 

In 2011, the poverty rate among adults 65 and older was 8.7 percent, statistically unchanged from 2010.

The poverty rate among adults between the ages of 18 and 64 was 13.7 percent in 2011, statistically unchanged from 2010.

In 2011, children under the age of 18 had a poverty rate of 21.9 percent, statistically unchanged from 22.0 percent in 2010.

The gap in the pove...

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Black Unemployment May Exceed 20% by November Elections

Posted by deborahselectric on December 4, 2012 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

According to the most recent numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate (without work and seeking US Economic Forecast jobs) for Black people rose 0.3 percent from June to July of this year to an astronomical 16.8 percent.

In March of this year, the same number was at 15.5%, so in a period of four months, Black unemployment has risen by 1.3%. White unempl...

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Black Unemployment May Exceed 20% by November Elections

Posted by deborahselectric on December 4, 2012 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

According to the most recent numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate (without work and seeking US Economic Forecast jobs) for Black people rose 0.3 percent from June to July of this year to an astronomical 16.8 percent.

In March of this year, the same number was at 15.5%, so in a period of four months, Black unemployment has risen by 1.3%. White unempl...

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Unemployment twice as high as the Nation????

Posted by deborahselectric on December 4, 2012 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

 

  African-American jobless rate surges

The black unemployment rate rose to 14.4% in June, a sharp contrast to the white unemployment rate, which stayed put at 7.4%.

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- As the overall U.S. unemployment rate stayed at 8.2% in June, the rate among black Americans rose nearly a full percentage point.

 The reason for the increase appears to have been a rise in the percentage of African-Americans lo...

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