PHILADELPHIA — The record low rate of black unemployment is one of President Donald Trump's
But while black employment may have improved, that hasn't translated into broader economic gains.
That's partly because African-Americans are still disproportionately toiling in lower-quality jobs. Black people make up roughly one-fifth of those working in temporary jobs, a figure that hasn't changed much in the past five years. Just 12
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the unemployment rate for black Americans was 6
Errin Haines Whack, The Associated Press