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Why is the rate of BLACK UNEMPLOYMENT so high in America




Chicago, IL January 9, 2011

How can there be so little discussion about a full-blown epidemic of joblessness in the African-American community, as if the commonplace incidence of despair -- and reversed progress -- somehow amounts to old news?

Deteriorating inner-city, predominantly-black communities in Chicago and Detroit. In New York, a recent study found that more than one-third of African-American men aged 16 to 24 were unemployed between early 2009 and the middle of last year!

Read Full Story: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/07/in-black-...

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Female, Age Private, Coleman, FL

Posted January 09, 2011


. For black Americans, the unemployment rate was 15.8 percent.

Professional economists will not pause for an instant at those figures. It is a truism that the black unemployment rate generally runs double the white one, and yet when did that become acceptable?
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thanks for sharing.
going read... the rest of article.
but this right here just about sums it up for me....cause all i'm saying is if this is ok, then stfu complaining about porch monkeys, welfare benefits, hud stuff
, electrical helps, social services, and whatever else is required to live... yep clothing, medical/dental, personal grooming items (i'm thinking soaps, tissues, etc, but hell why not weave? some people neeeeeeed weave, wigs, etc. yep)

so since its ok for that %age of persons to not even be close to obtaining employment b/c ain't no jobs for them, then close ya mouf, and azzit up.

that means you lol haha
dun ranted enough going read heh


Phd-Thug
Phd-Thug

Male, Age Private, Brooklyn, NY

Posted January 10, 2011


If the OJ Simpson trial outcome.....the 1st.... did not depict the situation. Then peep this, color doesn't matter any more it's all about money. Black folks on a whole do not matter to America. Perhaps financially stable and educated ones do, just like trailer park white trash has it's limitations also. BFS are only 20% of the population...The Latin community is now the fasting growing and are currently receiving mad props from the system.


fnyclightskin
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Female, 45, New York, NY

Posted January 10, 2011


Look at the types of jobs especially in those areas which laid off.. (blue collar).
Blacks = last hired first fired
education
skilled area..
etc

but haven't we gone over this 20 million times..alreayd?


AfricanSpeech
AfricanS...

Male, Age Private, United Kingdom

Posted January 10, 2011


Because black men are moving jobs to London and other places outside America...


khaluhha
khaluhha

Male, 44, Brooklyn, NY

Posted January 10, 2011


how many jobs do skilled and older black folks create in the black community? Why don't we set up shop in our own communities? In york ,Asians, Arabs, Dominicans and on and on set up businesses...and hire their own or cheap labor(Mexicans). The reason there are so many unemployed black youth in our community is in large part due to us.


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Female, 34, Sweetwater, OK

Posted January 10, 2011


Why don't our youth have have trade/skills in order that we can hire them?
Why aren't they apprentices?
Why aren't they obtaining state licenses?
Why won't they get training like we beg them to?

I don't know.
I just know that we need them.
They are our future.
Maybe they have a plan and the old-heads just don't know what's going on?
Maybe they've realized conventional routes have not fared well for the average black person (yes, middleclass that means you also, sorry)
They need guidance.
I hope that they will accept guidance as a stepping stone to a higher plain.


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Male, 37, Dayton, OH

Posted January 11, 2011


Phd-Thug
Phd-Thug

Male, Age Private, Brooklyn, NY


If the OJ Simpson trial outcome.....the 1st.... did not depict the situation. Then peep this, color doesn't matter any more it's all about money. Black folks on a whole do not matter to America. Perhaps financially stable and educated ones do, just like trailer park white trash has it's limitations also. BFS are only 20% of the population...The Latin community is now the fasting growing and are currently receiving mad props from the system.


Black folks on a whole do not matter to America. Perhaps financially stable and educated ones do, just like trailer park white trash has it's limitations also.
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ACTUALLY, IT'S ACTUALLY NOT THE FINANCIALLY STABLE AND "EDUCATED" BLACKS THAT MATTER TO AMERICA..

THEY LOOOOOOOVE AND DEPEND ON THE OTHER TYPES..

IT'S AMERICA'S CASH COW...

THE MORE IGNORANT AND IMPULSIVE A SOCIETY IS, IS THE MORE VALUABLE IT IS...

CHAOS IS GOOD FOR PROFIT...


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Male, 41, Las Vegas, NV

Posted January 11, 2011


Because no matter how educated we get, WE still don't own enough to hire more of us.


alldawg
alldawg

Male, 41, Tucson, AZ

Posted January 11, 2011


In essence, the Negro community has been forced into a matriarchal structure which, because it is to out of line with the rest of the American society, seriously retards the progress of the group as a whole, and imposes a crushing burden on the Negro male and, in consequence, on a great many Negro women as well.

There is, presumably, no special reason why a society in which males are dominant in family relationships is to be preferred to a matriarchal arrangement. However, it is clearly a disadvantage for a minority group to be operating on one principle, while the great majority of the population, and the one with the most advantages to begin with, is operating on another. This is the present situation of the Negro. Ours is a society which presumes male leadership in private and public affairs. The arrangements of society facilitate such leadership and reward it. A subculture, such as that of the Negro American, in which this is not the pattern, is placed at a distinct disadvantage.

--taken from the patrick moniyham report---


alldawg
alldawg

Male, 41, Tucson, AZ

Posted January 11, 2011


alldawg
alldawg

Male, 41, Tucson, AZ


In essence, the Negro community has been forced into a matriarchal structure which, because it is to out of line with the rest of the American society, seriously retards the progress of the group as a whole, and imposes a crushing burden on the Negro male and, in consequence, on a great many Negro women as well.

There is, presumably, no special reason why a society in which males are dominant in family relationships is to be preferred to a matriarchal arrangement. However, it is clearly a disadvantage for a minority group to be operating on one principle, while the great majority of the population, and the one with the most advantages to begin with, is operating on another. This is the present situation of the Negro. Ours is a society which presumes male leadership in private and public affairs. The arrangements of society facilitate such leadership and reward it. A subculture, such as that of the Negro American, in which this is not the pattern, is placed at a distinct disadv
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in other words there is no meaning in being a male provider in the matriarch black community.
Little boys grow up seeing moms doing every thing, so when he becomes an adult what does he expect, a woman to handle financial matters.
Too many boys/young men have no solid male figure in their life to model themselves after, and a matriarch system dose not help this problem.
In terms of employment, black men are a treat or at the very least intimadate non cultured white people. We all know black names dont get call backs, and if one has a felony "smdh"...

There is no one reason for this problem nor one solution for this problem, but i can say it all begins in the home..


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