Race & Ethnicity

Latinos

The Latino community has experienced a more than doubling in the unemployment rate and a significant loss of income since the onset of the Great Recession. Yet, even before the recession, the labor market outcomes for Latinos were generally worse than for whites. These disparities are apparent when comparing key economic data.

African Americans

The African American community has suffered a dramatic increase in unemployment and a staggering loss of income since the onset of the Great Recession. Yet, even before the recession, the labor market outcomes for blacks were substantially lower than whites, as evidenced across a wide range of economic data.

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