Black Women's Job Losses as Comparable to All Men's

"African Americans have fared much worse than whites in the downturn. The fall in the EPOP [employment rate] for black women has been almost as sharp as for men [overall]. The drop in the EPOP for black men has been by far the sharpest. Their EPOP has edged up slightly in the last two years but is still almost 8 percentage points below the pre-recession level." [Read more]