The United States continues to recover from the most recent recessions and unemployment rates are down. However, black unemployment numbers are consistently almost double that of whites. This hour we look into why this gap exists and what could be done to change it.
- Connie M. Razza, Director of Strategic Research in Economic Justice, Center for Popular Democracy
- Suzanne Coleman-Tolbert, President & CEO, Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation
- Matt Martin, senior researcher at the Kirwan Institute for the study of Race and Ethnicity
- Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, Prof. of Sociology at U-Mass Amherst, co-author of Documenting Desegregation: Racial and Gender Segregation in Private-Sector Employment Since the Civil Rights Act
This show originally aired on June 30, 2015 at 10 a.m.