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Black Unemployment

ddoright Wrote: Apr 10, 2013 10:39 AM
"The average 17-year-old black student could only read as well as the typical white child who had not yet reached age 13. That means an employer hiring the typical black high-school graduate is in effect hiring an eighth-grader." The BS article used two pages in an attempt to blame Labor unions and everyone else for the obvious cause the so called differences in unemployment rates.
eddie again Wrote: Apr 10, 2013 10:46 AM
you write like a 12 year old white student. are you really a black high school graduate?

or, the more likely, just a labor union drone who is trying to protect his/her turf?

A couple of weeks ago, Black Entertainment Television founder Bob Johnson, speaking at The National Press Club, said the nation "would never tolerate white unemployment at 14 and 15 percent." Black unemployment has been double that of white Americans for more than 50 years. The black youth unemployment rate is more than 40 percent nationally. In some cities, unemployment for black working-age males is more than 50 percent. Let's look at this, but first let's look at some history.

From 1900 to 1954, blacks were more active than whites in the labor market. Until about 1960, black male labor force...