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African-American Unemployment Crisis, Part 1

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African-American Unemployment Crisis, Part 1

Economy

African-American Unemployment Crisis, Part 1

African-American Unemployment Crisis, Part 1

Only Available in Archive Formats.

President Bush says the U.S. economy is on the road to recovery — but with double the unemployment rate of whites, African Americans seem to have been left behind. We visit an unemployment office in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles to hear from one of the many caught in this crisis.