That hike - from 6.8% to 7.7% - comes after black unemployment plummeted to the lowest point in history in December after having been slashed almost in half during President Obama's second term. He declared that the GOP tax plan, which went into effect last month, was to thank for the overall unemployment rate being at 4.1%, average earnings being up by 2.9% since last January, and 200,000 new jobs having been created last month. In tweets, the State of the Union, and at the World Economic Forum gathering in Davos, he bragged that the black unemployment rate in the U.S. is the "lowest ever recorded". It's important to note that Democrats are just as happy about good unemployment news as anyone else, certainly for Black people in America. Black unemployment has dropped or jumped by more than a percentage point in a month several times in the past decade, so we shouldn't read too much into January's move. Trump tweeted on January 28. Trump tweeted on Sunday morning.
"African-American unemployment stands at the lowest rate ever recorded, and Hispanic-American unemployment has also reached the lowest levels in history", Trump said.
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CNN had aired a special interview with Jay-Z the evening before in which he said Trump's slur toward African countries showed the president was "looking down on a whole population of people". It doesn't. That's missing the whole point. While the jump is notable, demographic unemployment rates can be subject to volatility since they are based on survey data. The black unemployment rate had been sinking fairly steadily since its recession-era high of 16.8% in March 2010.
White unemployment fell to 3.5 in January from 3.7 percent in December.