Black Unemployment

August 23, 2011 - 12:05 PM
Bishop Victor T. Curry, left, and Rev. Jesse Jackson talk during a town hall meeting in Miami, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. The Congressional Black Caucus organized the meeting to address black unemployment rates, one of five taking place in August in distressed communities across the country. At issue is the stubbornly high unemployment rate in the black community, now at 16.8 percent nationwide, more than double that for whites. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)