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Prosperity Watch: Recovery continues to bypass African American workers

As the continuing stream of underwhelming jobs reports from the Division of Employment Security reminds us, North Carolina’s workers haven’t experienced much of a recovery since the end of the Great Recession almost four years ago. But if overall unemployment remains persistently high for all workers across the state, the story for African Americans is bleaker still. According to the most recent issue of Prosperity Watch, the recovery continues to bypass this historically marginalized community.  See the latest Prosperity Watch [1]for details.