Friday, August 23, 2013

Lest we forget, the March on Washington was about JOBS.

August 28, 1963 March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom: Eugene Carson Blake, Martin Luther King, Floyd McKissick, and Matthew Ahmann lead a procession. (Photo by Robert W. Kelley/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Unemployment Rate

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics:

August of 1963: 5.4%

August of 2013: 7.4%

Fifty Years Later and America's Going Backwards