Unemployment Gap Getting Wider in New York, and other news

By The News Jul 13, 2009

Unemployment Racial Gap Wider in NYC In New York City, studies show that unemployment for blacks increasing at a rate four times faster than for whites, a gap that appears to be widening steadily. Swim Club Wants Kids Back Following the much publicized racial controversy behind the dismissal of mostly Black and Latino kids from the Montgomery County Swim Club, club officials are now inviting the children back to use its facilities. Pennsylvania Police Still Lack Diversity In Central Pennsylvania, attempts at diversifying law enforcement have been unsuccessful, much to the disappointment of Mayor Stephen Reed, who had hoped more people of color and minorities would serve in the police department. Hate Messages Found at Como Lake Racial slurs and anti-Obama messages were found painted on a dock by Como Lake in Minneapolis.