The rate of unemployed Black women rose from 5.2% to 5.5% from November to December, per data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Despite an overall decrease in the U.S. unemployment rate in December, rates for Black women once again saw an uptick.
As reported by CNBC, unemployment for Black women increased from 5.2% to 5.5% from November to December, as Black unemployment remained a consistent 5.7% and Black male unemployment dropped from 5.4% to 5.1%, per data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Among all U.S. workers, rates of unemployment declined from 3.7% to 3.5% during the same time period, per the report.
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