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10.4% Blacks Jobless

10.4% Blacks Jobless10.4% Blacks Jobless

In February, the unemployment rate among black or African American persons was 10.4%, nearly double the national rate of 5.5%. The unemployment rate among blacks or African Americans between ages 16 and 19 was 30%. The Bureau of Labor Statistics did not give a reason for these levels, Wall Street reported.