And at the top of that list: New Orleans.
Now while this may not seem alarming to most, it should be of grave concern, especially to minorities. The government’s payroll is disproportionately minority, and minorities have already been some of the biggest victims of the “Great Recession” (e.g., the unemployment rate for blacks in the US currently hovers ~16%, while the white unemployment rate is approximately half that at ~8%).
And many politicians—namely Republicans—continue to call for draconian cuts. And so it goes.
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