February’s black unemployment rate dropped to its second-lowest level since its tracking.
Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, black unemployment fell to a record low of 6.9 percent.
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that the unemployment rate for black workers in America is still at historic lows, with a 6.9% unemployment rate in February 2018. This is down from 7.7% in January and nearly tied to the lowest rate every recorded, 6.8% in December 2017.
The BLS began tracking black unemployment data in 1972.
It is a historical fact that the unemployment rate for black workers in America has been the lowest in nearly 50 years, and this occurred under the Trump Administration.