African-American unemployment rate falls to 17-year low

Fox Business | 10/6/2017 | Staff
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WASHINGTON – The unemployment rate for African-Americans fell to a 17-year low in September, and the rates for all other major racial and ethnic groups also dropped.

The jobless rate for people in their prime working years — defined as ages 25 through 54 — fell to 3.6 percent, the lowest level since June 2007, a few months before the Great Recession began. And for Americans with only a high school diploma, unemployment fell to a 10-year low of 4.3 percent.

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All told, the unemployment rate fell to...
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