10:16 am October 26, 2011, by AJC Opinion
Moderated by Rick Badie
It’s often said when the nation catches a cold, black Americans get the flu. Take the Great Recession. The U.S. black unemployment rate (16 percent) is nearly double the national average (9.1 percent). Last year, metro Atlanta’s black jobless rate for men was 20 percent, nearly double that for white men.
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