Two Americas

Unemployment Rates

April 1997 – 8.1 – Latinos
April 2007 – 5.4 – Latinos

April 1997 – 9.8 – blacks
April 2007 – 8.2 – blacks

April 1997 – 4.2 – whites
April 2007 – 3.9 – whites

Source: Dept. of Labor, BLS.

Third Branch
Poor & Gentrified