Unemployment rates are projected to remain high for African Americans throughout 2013

"Three-and-a-half years into what should be a recovery from the Great Recession, whites, Latinos, and blacks are still experiencing an ongoing jobs crisis characterized by high levels of unemployment (Shierholz 2013). We need much stronger job creation; unfortunately, our leaders have gotten sidetracked by potentially harmful calls for deficit reduction (Bivens and Fieldhouse 2013)." [Read more]