Big Jump in Unemployment for Blacks

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    Big Jump in Unemployment for Blacks

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the biggest change in employment over the last month affected black workers. In September, the unemployment rate for blacks was 13.4 percent. In October, that number jumped to 14.3 percent, an almost a full percentage point change, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    Unemployment for whites remained steady at 7 percent.

    Likewise, the unemployment rate remain unchanged for teenagers (23.7 percent) and adult men (7.3 percent).

    For Asians the rate ticked up, from 4.8 percent tp 4.9 percent. Likewise for Hispanics, from 9.9 percent to 10 percent.

    The unemployment rate for adult women shifted up to 7.2 percent from 7.0 percent.

    And, of course, overall, the unemployment rate went up from 7.8 percent in September to 7.9 percent in October.​
     
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    President Obama's going to help the black community.



    Any day now.











    Any day now...
     
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    These sort of facts must be kept silent.
     
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    It won't matter Dave. They'll just go on welfare to the tune of $60,000 per year per household.
     
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    Does that include Obama Phone?
     
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    Obama will still get 95% of the black vote.



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    Obama's 'revenge' voter should be blacks voting for Romney.
     
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    $60K? Shit, that's more than I make between my job and my AF pension.

    WTF?!
     

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