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50% of African Americans who were unemployed in 2011 were out of work for at least 27 weeks, compared to 42% for Caucasians and 40% of HispanicsDOL Special Reports - The African-American Labor Force in the Recovery
Employed African Americans earn an average of $615 per week, compared to $775 for Caucasians and $549 for Hispanics more...
20% of employed African Americans work in the public sector, compared to 14% of Caucasians and 10% of Hispanics more...
The unemployment rate for African Americans in 2011 was 16%, compared to 7.9% for Caucasians, and 12% for Hispanics more...
From 2007 to 2008, the employment rate among Hispanics declined by 1.6%, compared with declines of 1% for blacks and 0.7% for whites more...
41% of African American moviegoers enjoy dramas, compared to 33% for Hispanics, and 31% for Caucasians more...