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Unformatted text preview: ng Ground: In Last Recession, Only Blacks Suffered Net Employment Loss,” Wall Street Journal,
14 September 1993: A1. Ten years later, the same patterns are still in evidence. In the recession of the early 2000s,
blacks lost jobs at twice the rate of whites and Hispanics. Nearly 90 percent of the jobs that
were lost were decent-paying jobs in manufacturing that are unlikely to return.18 16. Paul E. Gabriel et al., “The Relative Occupational Attainment of Young Blacks, Whites, and Hispanics,”
Southern Economic Journal 57, no. 1 (July 1990): 35–46.
17. Katherine O’Regan and John Quigley, “The Effect of Social Networks and Concentrated Poverty on Black
and Hispanic Youth Unemployment,” Annals of Regional Science 27, no. 4 (December 1993): 327–42.
18. Louis Uchitelle, “Blacks Lose Better Jobs Faster as Middle-Class Work Drops,” New York Times, 12 July 2003. 31 CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
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