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National Urban League 2014 Report Shows Black Unemployment Disparities

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According to a new report from the National Urban League (NUL), black unemployment remains a critical issue for the African-American community, with blacks suffering from higher jobless rates and underemployment than whites and Hispanics, according to the Associated Press.

The NUL released it's annual report on the state of black America on April 2. In the report, which is titled "One Nation Underemployed: Jobs Rebuild America," when compared with whites, blacks are two times more likely to be unemployed. It also showed that African-American were almost twice as likely to be underemployed at 20.5 percent, compared with 11.8 percent for whites. About 18.4 percent of Hispanic workers were also underemployed.

More information about the NUL's report, can be found here.

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