Unemployed Face More Discrimination in Hiring Than African-Americans

March 21, 2011  |  

(theLoop21) — In the last couple of years our country has elected our first black president, and witnessed the appointments of our first Latina Supreme court justice and first openly gay White House Social Secretary. After centuries marked by slavery, segregation and other forms of legalized inequality it seemed as though our country was finally headed in a direction in which fewer groups would feel the need to request federal civil rights protection simply to survive. But recently progress was tapped on the shoulder by our friend cold, hard, reality and told, “Not so fast.”

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