Black Jobless Rate Doubles U.S. Average While overall U.S. unemployment has climbed to 6 percent, the jobless rate for blacks is nearly twice as high. Economists say the nation's economy may be improving, but times are still tough for many. NPR's David Molpus reports.

Black Jobless Rate Doubles U.S. Average

Black Jobless Rate Doubles U.S. Average

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While overall U.S. unemployment has climbed to 6 percent, the jobless rate for blacks is nearly twice as high. Economists say the nation's economy may be improving, but times are still tough for many. NPR's David Molpus reports.