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US economy: Why black Americans still find it harder to get jobs

Latest update : 2018-03-08

By Stephen CARROLL , Kate MOODY , Farah BOUCHERAK , Sonia DRIDI , Philip CROWTHER

The US economy is booming, but not everyone is benefitting. As President Donald Trump hails the drop in unemployment among black Americans, our correspondents meet people in Washington who are still struggling to find a job. Also, we speak to Anton Brender, chief economist at Candriam, about why despite strong growth, inequality in the US is still massive. Plus, we bring you a report on "workampers", people who live in mobile homes to seek work wherever they can in the United States.