(WASHINGTON TIMES) -- America is no doubt the greatest country the world has ever known. Our citizens have the opportunity to be anything they want to be, worship as they please and live as they please. We are truly free.
Still, Americans are suffering. They have lost their jobs, they have lost their home, and in many situations, they have lost hope.
For the black community, the situation is even more dire.
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Black unemployment hovers around 14 percent, compared to 8 percent unemployment overall. For black teenagers, the number more than doubles, as 38 percent of black teens are unemployed.