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Black male unemployment rate at 17.5 %.




Black male unemployment rate at 17.5 %.

Historically, the unemployment rate for African Americans has always been higher than the national average. However, now it's at Depression-era levels. The most recent figures show the jobless rate for African American males at 17.5 percent.

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BIGMAN634
BIGMAN634

Male, Age Private, Atlanta, GA

Posted June 20, 2011


ok, it is simple i think. i believe the problem is going to get worst to where most black people are going to become homeless. just like the third world that is going to happen here in america where most black families are going to be out on the street.they said you need a college degree well i tell you this even with a college degree blackmen are not finding jobs. you have to ask yourselves what is going on where blackmen cannot fine a job but blackwomen can coming out of college. this is being done on spite.to have the women as the only bread winner of the house hold leave the man out for what he was created for and that is to provide for the family. if you take that away the man is only left with being a sperm doner . because in todays world if you cannot match the females salary she is not going to want to be involve with the man. or even if she haves a few babies with the man she is not going to want him around because he cannot help the family almost like loose baggage you might want to say. then the man is displace d out of the families by the woman that is sick of his quote on quote %#&@$!.the woman does not look at the full problem to know that the world is putting the blackmale out of work and raising her up to destroy the black family i am sorry to say she does not think that way. she thinks it the mans fault . when America is trying to land her man in jail for what ever crime so he can go in and out of jail to get that third strike on him. then he will spend life in jail. the blackmale is in a cross roads in America. where he have to choose is this place called America is the best place for him and his woman.now , while he can not fine a job and going in and out of jail. and the blackwoman is making leaps and bounds she is exposed to the white mans world with hardly any black man around to pertect her .the in thing in the world today is for the blackwoman to be independant and she does not need a man. not knowing the damage she is doing to her children for him not being permitted to see his kids. the blackwomen needs to work with the black man on these issue because the black family structure is almost gone.the question is will she. the black woman is being spoiled to death here in America. and she is in a trans that know one can break her out of except white people. divide and concer 101 miulitary tactics


rjones2nd
rjones2nd

Male, 39, Tampa, FL

Posted June 20, 2011


I know African Americans , that have learned chines and are seeking employment across seas. Chines are doing a lot of business with African nations, we don?t have to go down with their ship


blacklolita
blacklolita

Female, Age Private, Newark, NJ

Posted June 21, 2011


Why is it Black men,well blacks in general with degrees/experiences can't seems to put their heads together to create businesses and employ their own?As a people we put way too much emphasis and trust in working and even creating for every others,but our own.
Stop waiting on others to give you a job,they are consciously shutting the doors in your face.It's time to face some reality out there!

You are correct about the divide and conquer tactics being played out between black men and women,too bad the majority are in a slumber to see it for it is.I don't believe Black women are being spoiled though,she is being used if she isn't conscious about her role in all the trickery.


mps2003
mps2003

Female, 45, Rockville, MD

Posted June 21, 2011


BIGMAN634
BIGMAN634

Male, Age Private, Atlanta, GA


ok, it is simple i think. i believe the problem is going to get worst to where most black people are going to become homeless. just like the third world that is going to happen here in america where most black families are going to be out on the street.they said you need a college degree well i tell you this even with a college degree blackmen are not finding jobs. you have to ask yourselves what is going on where blackmen cannot fine a job but blackwomen can coming out of college. this is being done on spite.to have the women as the only bread winner of the house hold leave the man out for what he was created for and that is to provide for the family. if you take that away the man is only left with being a sperm doner . because in todays world if you cannot match the females salary she is not going to want to be involve with the man. or even if she haves a few babies with the man she is not going to want him around because he cannot help the family almost like loose baggage you migh
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Big...

If you the head of the household, you gots to find the solution sometimes. If not, then that's on you.. especially if she finding ALL the solutions and you just creating problems, or catching envy. Frankly, I think a lot of guys can upgrade themselves with an education: It would at least help them better communicate with the women (who seem to be all getting an education), I think.

But if I was to say something positive about this stat, I would say..
These are men who still looking for work. Not lazy men at all, they looking for work, I believe that's how they got counted on the stats.


derrickjenkins79
derrickj...

Male, Age Private, Atlanta, GA

Posted June 22, 2011


Unemployment is at 40% Dont let morons tell you bs.


BIGMAN634
BIGMAN634

Male, Age Private, Atlanta, GA

Posted June 22, 2011


WELL LETS TALK ABOUT COLLEGE. THE ONLY REASON THERE ARE GETTING THERE EDUCATION IS THE (BLACKWOMEN) ARE GETTING ADMITTED ALOT EASER THEN BLACKMEN . AND IF HE GETS INTO THE SCHOOL GRADUATES THERE STILL IS THE GETTING A JOB PART. ARE YOU SAYING THAT BLACKMEN DO NOT WANT TO GO TO SCHOOL AND BETTER THEMSELVES? IF NOT THEN WHERE ARE THEY IN THE OFFICE BUILDINGS? WHERE ARE THEY IN REAL POLITICS ? WHEN I SAY REAL POLITICS I MEAN MAIN STREAM POLITICS. AS WELL AS OTHER PLACES. YOU KNOW WHERE THERE AT THERE ARE ALL IN JAIL OR WORKING AT K MART. WITH THERE COLLEGE DEGREES.AND ONE MORE THING I HAVE NO ENVY TOWARDS THE SISTERS. WHAT IAM SAYING IS BLACKMEN HAVE A REAL PROBLEM


Jobs4A2011
Jobs4A2011

Male, Age Private, Seattle, WA

Posted June 22, 2011


The 17.5% unemployment of black men should not come as a surprise to anyone. I personallly think the rate is over 25% for black men. Racism, both subtle and overt to lesser extent, is alive and well in corporate America. What really troubles me is the half-negro in the White House can't do much about it or even address this issue, for fear of not being re-elected. As an unemployed black male with an MBA degree, I am having serious doubts about casting my vote again for Obama. Look at the people surrounding him, 90% are white and 80% or more are white males at that! I wonder how many of these white males in his administration voted for him. Corporate America and the people that run it are really adept at dividing and conquering without a doubt.


Baldee48
Baldee48

Male, 54, Eugene, OR

Posted June 22, 2011


In my opinion the main reason for skyrocketing unemployment of black men is poor leadership in Washington. Change has to be implemented from top brass. In the last 30yrs more has been done to decrease one's marketability for employment than increase it. There are background checks, credit checks and other forms of employment discrimination. The mere existence of these entities is the result of poor leadership in Washington. Employers should not have access to an applicant?s criminal background; such should only be available to law enforcement personnel. This would indeed promote employment. The promotion of employment will help build autonomy, the economy and the Social Security & Medicare funds. The more people with a taxable income the more money available for these funds. This political system is so backwards.

Ex-convicts have to work too but yet when they finish their time and make it out of prison they are punished again because their criminal background is thrown in their face when they apply for a job. It?s no wonder that the black man is a victim of recidivism. The ineffective leadership in Washington will not make society conducive to the rehabilitation of an ex-convict. Then you have the curse from hell, CLINTONOMICS, the so called DEAD BEAT FATHER?S ACT. If a man lands a job then this system can garnish half of his wages, all of his tax return, damage his credit rating, suspend his driver?s license, prohibit him from getting a passport and incarcerate him. This system garnishes the wages, tax returns and stimulus checks of poverty stricken Americans. It?s an abuse of power that promotes the WOMEN?S MOVEMENT. This system causes violence, homelessness, lack of self esteem, suicide, destitution, lack of autonomy and is attempting to destroy God?s foundation in man. Child support is not the government?s calling. Parents are not criminals! If this is America give us back our freedom of choice. Control our finances and you control our life!

I admire the black women for their educational and status achievements but the Lord does not authorize them to assume the role of a man. In fact, it?s forbidden. She was made from man to serve man. The Lord created man in his image to serve him. Many women have a problem with this truth but this is the whole truth and nothing but the whole truth. We black men can?t get it twisted for we are to treat a woman as we would treat ourselves. A lot of the ambitious college grads can?t land a job because stubborn employers won?t hire and train them. Years ago if one was lucky to obtain a college degree employers would recognize their ambition hire and train them, not today?s employers.


VicNic
VicNic

Male, Age Private, Los Angeles, CA

Posted June 22, 2011


I agree with the previous poster that mentioned we need not wait on someone to give us a job. It is our time to create wealth and take care of our own.The black dollar is spent on goods and service that in the big picture actually equate to waste. Invest in good business models are what we need to get this situation turned around.


waynelaboy
waynelaboy

Male, 49, Buffalo, NY

Posted June 22, 2011


notice that george dubyah' obama does'nt care. or barack dubyah bush or whatever. oh well if we don't see now that NO ONE cares (if barry does'nt then WHO does) then we deserve the same punishment that the devil is getting.


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