6th July 2011 - 1:41 pm

A tale of two unemployment rates, through an urban microcosm

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  • 9.8% the unemployment rate in the Washington, DC — a little higher than the rest of the nation
  • 3.6% the unemployment rate for the more affluent areas of DC — mostly populated by whites source

» This isn’t good. The unemployment rate of Anacostia, a district in Southeast DC east of…

I’d like to direct everyone who actually believes that we’re in a postracial society to the Mother Jones article that published these stats.