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The US Labor Market Is Deteriorating for Black Men

The US Labor Market Is Deteriorating for Black Men

May 16, 2019

By Dean Baker / CEPR. The April jobs report was, for the most part, pretty good news. The overall unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent, a level not seen in almost 50 years. The survey of businesses showed the economy generated more than 260,000 new jobs in the month — a very strong pace of…

Ford: Zimmerman’s Acquittal Exposes the American Psyches’ Racist Reasoning

July 15, 2013

Glen Ford: Prosecution was unable to prove Zimmerman’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt because it’s thought to be “reasonable” to profile young black men as criminals