One in Every Four Black Adults Underemployed
Though Black women may be seeing a decline in joblessness rates, unemployment among Blacks overall continues to be twice the national average. And when employed, statistics show that one in every four Black adults is underemployed, reports Diversityinc.com. Underemployment is defined as working full time at a job for which you are overqualified or working part time at a job but seeking full-time employment... Here's what you had to say: Renae commented via Facebook: "It is really unfair to work so hard to achieve higher education only to be told you are overqualified." Lurelia wrote via Facebook: "Tell me about it ... I have a BA in French and far too many graduate credits and I have three part-time jobs."