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Black Unemployment Rises to 14.4 Percent

n this Monday, June 18, 2012 photo Trey Fortes, right, speaks with Jason Monteiro, of Hudson, Mass., left, during a job fair in Boston. Black unemployment is up this month by over 1 percent. (AP)

Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, right, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, after a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Rep. Fudge replaced Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones who passed away in August. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria B

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(AURN) -- June unemployment numbers were released today.  The report shows while 80,000 jobs were added, Black unemployment rose from 13 percent to 14.4 percent.  Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, D-OH, responds to black unemployment and shows her support for President Obama.

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