Unemployment and African Americans

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National unemployment is at nine percent, but among black Americans it's much higher. For blacks in California, it's 19.3 percent. The Congressional Black Caucus has been talking about job creation and the economy at job fairs and town halls in five cities around the country. LA Democrat Karen Bass is hosting the CBC event in Los Angeles tonight and tomorrow.

Credits

Guests:
Karen Bass - Congresswoman, 37th Congressional District of California - @RepKarenBass, Jerry Nickelsburg - economics professor and director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner