African American and Hispanic unemployment continue to fall but remain higher than white unemployment in nearly every state: The highest African American state unemployment rate (9.7 percent in Louisiana) is almost twice as high as the highest white state
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- Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 August 2017 12:04
In the second quarter of 2017, African Americans had the highest unemployment rate nationally, at 7.4 percent, followed by Latinos (5.1 percent), whites (3.6 percent), and Asians (3.4 percent).1
This report provides a state-by-state breakdown of unemployment rates by race and ethnicity and racial unemployment rate gaps for the second quarter of...