The unemployment rate for some minority workers is significantly higher than that for white workers in a number of states, including Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Michigan, Mississippi, and North Carolina.
Distressed Louisiana: Recovery uneven as unemployment remains high among African Americans
Distressed Texas: Unemployment high among African Americans and Hispanics in an uneven jobs recovery
Distressed New Mexico: An ongoing and uneven unemployment crisis
Distressed Michigan: Unemployment rate for African Americans more than double that of whites
Distressed Mississippi: Unemployment rate for African American workers is signifi cantly higher than that for whites
Distressed North Carolina: Unemployment rate higher for African Americans in uneven jobs recovery