01-10-2018

Can Trump Take Credit For Black Unemployment Rate?

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*Yes, it’s true. Under Donald Trump‘s watch, the unemployment rate for black Americans has dropped to below 7 percent. Experts also attribute the decrease to an increase in educational attainment.

Brendan O’Flaherty, Columbia University professor of economics, told Newsweek that the labor force is considerably better educated today because of guess who? Barack Obama.


“One of the big things under Obama was that the black high school completion rate went up,” he said. “Black kids stayed longer in high school.”

So right there you have the answer to the question we asked in the headline.


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The unemployment rate for black Americans has reached an all-time record low under President Donald Trump and experts are debating whether the current president can take credit for the feat. The black unemployment rate reached 6.8 percent in December—the lowest it has hit since the early 1970s when the U.S.

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