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December Black Unemployment Rate Rose

In December, the Black unemployment rate rose to 14.0 percent from November's 13.2 percent, and the overall rate rose to 7.8 percent. A report from the Labor Department also noted that new and continuing claims for unemployment benefits rose by 10,000 and 44,000, respectively, during the last week in December.  (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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