Black unemployment rate in U.S. falls to a record low, data says

9/7/2019, 9:09 a.m.
Black unemployment fell to a record low in August, helped by a jump in the number of Black women on ...
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Black unemployment fell to a record low in August, helped by a jump in the number of Black women on the job.

The unemployment rate for Black workers fell to 5.5% from 6%, according to the Labor Department data. The previous record low of 5.9% was set in May 2018.

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