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Jobless Rate for Black Men Jumps

By Staff

 

jobline(TriceEdneyWire.com) – April’s unemployment rate for Black men 20 years old and older jumped to 9.5 percent from 8.7 percent in March, but the reasons for the bad news on the jobs’ front were unclear.

Black men’s labor-participation rate was 68.1 percent in April compared to 67.2 percent in March, BLS reported Friday. The labor-force participation rate is the percentage of the population that is either employed or unemployed.

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