According to Forsythe, although most of the disparity in job losses between demographic groups such as Asians and whites narrowed as of July, the gap between Black and white workers doubled in size.
“For Black workers, it’s gotten worse as the pandemic has dragged on," Forsythe says, "They’ve been less likely to bounce back and find jobs than other groups.”
So, where do we go from here? If we are to survive this crisis, we must create jobs within our communities. We must learn how to open and grow businesses that lead to generational wealth. We must demand resources and support from our government and community leaders. And, we must believe in ourselves and bring someone up with us!