There are about 12.8 million unemployed people in the country. The unemployment is the lowest its been in almost three years. The trend of positive employment news continues to grow under the leadership of President Obama.
The news also contained positive progress for the Black community.
The unemployment rate in the Black community took a big dip in January 2012 to 13.6%. This compares to previous months:
- Dec 2011 - 15.7%
- Nov 2011 - 15.5%
- Sep 2011 - 16.0%
- Aug 2011 - 16.7%
What is your opinion of the unemployment data that was released today?