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African Americans in the Labor Force

Summary: 
President Obama and U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Solis remain committed to addressing the employment challenges faced by African-Americans. Read more about the Obama Administration's efforts to stimulate job growth across the country.

In concert with last week’s employment report, the U.S. Department of Labor recently released a report highlighting how African Americans have fared in our country’s economic recovery. The Black Labor Force in the Recovery report outlines policy initiatives the Obama Administration has put in place to create jobs and boost employment in the African American community.

Visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s blog to learn more.