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Good Jobs

MinnPost's Good Jobs beat focuses on the role of government, nonprofits, businesses and individuals in creating good jobs in Minnesota — and in exploring how people who don’t have those jobs can get them.

The unemployment rate among black Minnesotans is at a record low

Yes, the unemployment rate among black Minnesotans is at a record low. But it's still almost double the state average

“It’s nice that things are trending in a better direction,” said the Urban League's Shawn Lewis, “but our nation has been way too tolerant about having higher levels of black unemployment.”