0
(16 years and over)

December 2012

14%

14.0%
12.0%
10.0%

7.8%

8.0%

6.9%

6.0%
4.0%
2.0%
0.0%

National

White

Source...
AfricanAmericans
have the
highest
unemployment
rate of any
ethnic group in
America.
Source: The Daily Caller, May 16, 2011
Unemployment Rates (Males Only)
(Black/White%Comparison

October
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012

B...
Retrieved from http://racismdaily.com
“The African American jobless rate
is about twice that of whites, a
disparity that has barely budged
since the government ...
20
18
16
14
12
10
8
6
4

Black

2

White

0

2009
Black 17.4
White 9.7

2010
16.4
8.7

2011
16
7.8

2012
14.1
6.6

Source:...
“The average
unemployment rate in 2011
was

15.8%

for Blacks,
7.9% for Whites, and 11.5%
for Hispanics.”
“Historically, B...
Unemployment Rate for Blacks, Hispanics & Whites
(Seasonally Adjusted Bureau of Labor Data, January 2007-January 2012)

ht...
Porter v Natsios
Black male
employee, passed over for
three (3) jobs. When
applying for one job
employee received
PERFECT ...
Jarvis v Astrue
Black male employee
scored highest of five
applicants at 97 points.
Agency gave the job to
white employee ...
“Study Shows
Blacks Have A
Harder Time
Getting A Job
Than White
Ex-Convicts.”
Retrieved from http://www.ny1.com/
Pager, D. (2008, August 9). Study: Black man and white felon-same chances for hire.
Anderson Cooper 360. Retrieved from ht...
“Whites with a
felony conviction
fared just as well, if
not better, than a
black applicant
with a clean
background.”

(Gro...
According to the
government, the overall
youth unemployment
rate is 12%. But for
younger black voters, a
critical Obama su...
African-American
youth wait in
long lines for jobs.
Picture taken by C4C Founder-April 6, 2012. (Washington DC)
“In the past
decade, the number
of black workers
with a college
degree has

increased by
over a
quarter, compared
to a fif...
In the Federal sector
“Minorities have lower
pay grade even after
controlling for
education, experience
and other
advancem...
RACIAL GAP IN UNEMPLOYMENT
DEFIES EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT.
Unemployment Rate for Blacks & Whites aged 25+ Educational Attai...
In 2011, African Americans with at least
a bachelor’s degree had a 7.1% jobless
rate, while the white rate was 3.9%.
“Afri...
"And all of the growth in the past
30 years, we see it slipping away.”
Rep. Frederica Wilson
High numbers of
unemployed blacks
is a “cry for help,”
due to systematic
racism and a failure
to enforce the law.”
Reveren...
“Our nation’s largest
employer, the federal
government, fails to
address systemic
discrimination and
retaliation.
It also ...
Over 150 “RACE”(Black)based employment class
actions were filed against
federal agencies (e.g.
Agriculture, Social
Securit...
“Despite high Black unemployment
the federal sector uses civilian labor
force employment statistics as a
recruitment “benc...
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  1. 1. (16 years and over) December 2012 14% 14.0% 12.0% 10.0% 7.8% 8.0% 6.9% 6.0% 4.0% 2.0% 0.0% National White Source: Department of Labor website http://data.bls.gov/ extracted 1/10/13 Black
  2. 2. AfricanAmericans have the highest unemployment rate of any ethnic group in America. Source: The Daily Caller, May 16, 2011
  3. 3. Unemployment Rates (Males Only) (Black/White%Comparison October 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Black 9.7 10.4 10.2 8.4 8.2 8.2 12.1 17.4 16.4 16 14.1 Study Month-October) White 4.8 4.9 4.2 3.8 3.4 3.8 5.7 9.7 8.7 7.8 6.6 Disparity 4.9 5.5 6 4.6 4.8 4.4 6.4 7.7 7.7 8.2 7.5 Source: Department of Labor (Seasonal) – 20 Years & Over Unemployment Rates Table A-2. Employment status of the civilian population by race, sex, and age
  4. 4. Retrieved from http://racismdaily.com
  5. 5. “The African American jobless rate is about twice that of whites, a disparity that has barely budged since the government began tracking the data in 1972.” “Discrimination has long been seen as the primary reason for this disparity, which is evident among workers from engineers to laborers.” Fletcher, M. (2012, December 12). Black jobless rate is twice that of whites. The Washington Post. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com.
  6. 6. 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 Black 2 White 0 2009 Black 17.4 White 9.7 2010 16.4 8.7 2011 16 7.8 2012 14.1 6.6 Source: Department of Labor. Data retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/data/
  7. 7. “The average unemployment rate in 2011 was 15.8% for Blacks, 7.9% for Whites, and 11.5% for Hispanics.” “Historically, Blacks have had persistently higher unemployment rates than the other major racial and ethnic groups.” Dept. of Labor. (2012). The African-American Labor In The Recovery (pg. 2). Retrieved from http://www.dol.gov
  8. 8. Unemployment Rate for Blacks, Hispanics & Whites (Seasonally Adjusted Bureau of Labor Data, January 2007-January 2012) http://www.bls.gov/data/ Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey-Chart I. Chart retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/data/
  9. 9. Porter v Natsios Black male employee, passed over for three (3) jobs. When applying for one job employee received PERFECT SCORE, “at which point agency cancelled the vacancy announcement .” Jury found retaliation was a motivating factor in denying promotions to Black employee. Retrieved from caselaw.findlaw.com Case-414 F. 3d 13
  10. 10. Jarvis v Astrue Black male employee scored highest of five applicants at 97 points. Agency gave the job to white employee who was a part of a three way tie for last place with 70 points.  Case No. 1:05-cv-02950-CCB
  11. 11. “Study Shows Blacks Have A Harder Time Getting A Job Than White Ex-Convicts.” Retrieved from http://www.ny1.com/
  12. 12. Pager, D. (2008, August 9). Study: Black man and white felon-same chances for hire. Anderson Cooper 360. Retrieved from http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/
  13. 13. “Whites with a felony conviction fared just as well, if not better, than a black applicant with a clean background.” (Grogan, et. al. vs. Holder 1-08-cv-01747-1) Pager, D. (2008, August 9). Study: Black man and white felon-same chances for hire. Anderson Cooper 360. Retrieved from http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/
  14. 14. According to the government, the overall youth unemployment rate is 12%. But for younger black voters, a critical Obama support block, the rate is a staggering 21.4%. And for Hispanic youth voters it is 13.4%. Bedard, P. (2012, November 2). Youth unemployment rate. The Washington Examiner. Retrieved from http://washingtonexaminer.com/.
  15. 15. African-American youth wait in long lines for jobs. Picture taken by C4C Founder-April 6, 2012. (Washington DC)
  16. 16. “In the past decade, the number of black workers with a college degree has increased by over a quarter, compared to a fifth among White workers.” Dept. of Labor. (2012). The African-American Labor In The Recovery (pg. 1). Retrieved from http://www.dol.gov
  17. 17. In the Federal sector “Minorities have lower pay grade even after controlling for education, experience and other advancement related factors.”
  18. 18. RACIAL GAP IN UNEMPLOYMENT DEFIES EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT. Unemployment Rate for Blacks & Whites aged 25+ Educational Attainment, 2011 Annual Average Source: Department of Labor: The African American Labor Force In the Recovery, Chart 3, ( pg. 4) Dept. of Labor. (2012). The AfricanAmerican Labor In The Recovery (pg. 1). Retrieved from http://www.dol.gov
  19. 19. In 2011, African Americans with at least a bachelor’s degree had a 7.1% jobless rate, while the white rate was 3.9%. “African-American unemployment rates are higher than those for Whites at every education level”.
  20. 20. "And all of the growth in the past 30 years, we see it slipping away.” Rep. Frederica Wilson
  21. 21. High numbers of unemployed blacks is a “cry for help,” due to systematic racism and a failure to enforce the law.” Reverend Jesse Jackson Source: The Daily Caller. ( 2011, May 16)
  22. 22. “Our nation’s largest employer, the federal government, fails to address systemic discrimination and retaliation. It also fails to create targeted initiatives to effectively address disparities in Black employment which it has done for other populations.” The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C)
  23. 23. Over 150 “RACE”(Black)based employment class actions were filed against federal agencies (e.g. Agriculture, Social Security Administration, Commerce , Marshal Service) over the last ten years. Source: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Freedom of Information response to The Coalition For Change, Inc. C4C
  24. 24. “Despite high Black unemployment the federal sector uses civilian labor force employment statistics as a recruitment “benchmark” for hiring. Hence, many qualified Blacks that have been historically shut out of private sector jobs are shut out of public sector jobs.” Reference: Office of Personnel-Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program Report, 2011
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