African American Unemployment Black Unemployment Rate August 2019: 5.5%down from July (6.0%). U.S. unemployment rate: 3.7% below content by Shandira PavelcikĀ (2012) Unemployment lowers, but what does that mean for the Black Community? Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 146,000 in November (2012), and the unemployment rate edged down to 7.7 … Continue reading UNEMPLOYMENT