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USA – July’s jobs report shows Black teens struggling with the highest unemployment rate (Brookings)

Kristen BroadyTiffany N. Ford, and Carl Romer

The Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report for July, released last week, showed a continuation of the steady economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic for most demographic groups in the U.S.—but not Black teenagers, for whom the unemployment rate increased from 9.3% in June to 13.3% in July.

July’s jobs report shows Black teens struggling with the highest unemployment rate (brookings.edu)