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domingo, 15 de enero de 2017

Blacks and Hispanic workers are suffering more than the white working class

Blacks and Hispanic workers are suffering more than the white working class
- The focus makes sense: President-elect Donald Trump was lifted into office by white adults over 25 without a four-year degree, who favored him by a margin of 39 percentage points. Their economic frustration and suffering are real, and white working-class America is a large group - 42 percent of the country. Yet month after month, economic data show that African-Americans and Hispanics in the United States are, on average, in a worse position. Jobs data released last week showed that the white unemployment rate in December was 4.3 percent, compared with 7.8 percent for African-Americans and 5.9 percent for Hispanics.