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Black Unemployment Surges By The Most In 12 Years

Trump's SOTU claim that black unemployment was at all time lows came perfectly timed, because if he had waited just 2 more days, the story would be very different. According to the latest BLS data, while black unemployment in December was indeed the lowest on record, at 6.8%, something snapped in January and the unemployment rate for blacks snapped higher to 7.7%, the biggest monthly jump since November 2005, and the highest since April 2017!   That was one part of the racial divide.
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