Skip to comments.Black Unemployment Rate Lowest in 17 Years
Posted on 12/18/2017 12:17:18 PM PST by gubamyster
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics( BLS), the unemployment rate for black Americans is the lowest it has been since the year 2000, 17 years ago.
In November, the national unemployment rate for black Americans, ages 16 and over, was 7.3%.
The last time it was 7.3% was in the year 2000, during the months September, October and November.
During the Bush and Obama years (2001 -2016), the black unemployment rate fluctuated between 7.7% and a high of 16.8%.
Back in September 2017, the rate was 7.0%, a low that had not been seen since April of 2000. Prior to that, going all the way back to 1972, the black unemployment rate never fell below 7.0% and was largly in the double digits throughout the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.
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The MSM, and Democrat Party are deeply saddened.
Man, that Trump is a worse racist than we even imagined.
Wasn’t it actually lower than for whites in the 1950’s?
Employment is racist!.................
Thank Lord Obama for all of his wonderful achievements to make America great! He really cares about black people and getting them off the plantation.
Well, not going to jump for joy without more details.
The old dynamic was people dropping off the benefits wagon.
Would want to see the employment rate !
Unemployment only counts hose looking for work.
Actual unemployment/ underemployment for those groups in the city is closer to 50%
Mean ol’ Trump, making people work for their money.
No, now they can take credit for it. See, after 50 years of promises from the Democrat party, Blacks are finally seeing improvements.
Oh wait, doesn’t that put the Democrats out of a job? After all, the Democrats thrive on people hating and blaming each other.
Thanks gubamyster, and of course, Thank You President Trump, and everyone who voted for you.
What about us honkys?
(Here, I’ll be a little more politically-correct - egads)
What about us White non-Hispanics?
As I have to mark on Form 4473.
I agree. I think the unemployment concept as presented is absurd.
These rates were pretty danged high under Obama.
Not sure if they could benefit from this.
Yes, they do thrive on hatred, but then that’s why I hate them. LOL
Blacks hit hardest.
And yet, they will still hate Whitey and Trump. (Don’t want jobs. They want mo money on their EBT cards.)
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