34.5 Percent Of Young African American Men Are Unemployed.
Are you in a storm today? If not most likely you are headed for one or coming out of one...I pray that the Lord or Lord and the King of Kings be with our young people! When I look at the storm of unemployment that our young people are facing at this hour it's troubling and scary...Especially if they have not been train or taught how to ride out life storms... Unemployment among young people is particularly troubling, because the consequences can be long-lasting.... This might be the first generation that does not keep up with its parents' standard of living... Jobless teens are more likely to be jobless twenty-somethings... Once forced onto the sidelines, they likely will not catch up financially for many years... That is the case even for young people of all ethnic groups who graduate from college . Lisa B. Kahn, an economics professor at Yale University who studied graduates during recessions in the 1980s, determined that the young workers hired during a down economy g