The Craig Fahle Show

The Unemployment Rate Declined but are the Numbers Misleading?

by: Martina Guzmán

The official unemployment numbers came out this past week and registered the lowest overall jobless rate in five years. Imara Jones is an economics Contributor for Color Lines Magazines. He says that while those numbers seem positive, the statistics are misleading and impact a very small percentage of the overall population. Jones spoke to WDET’s Martina Guzman about the realities of the economic landscape, especially for African Americans.