Black Unemployment Rate Rose In December


The final jobs report of 2012 indicated that the December unemployment rate among African Americans rose to 14.0 percent, up from 13.2 in November. The overall unemployment rate also rose from 7.7 percent to 7.8.

According to the Associated Press, hiring is “far from accelerating” but in the coming months new budgets will be discussed, which is a good sign.




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