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7,500 African Americans With Disabilities Lost Jobs, RespectAbility Reports

By The Charleston Chronicle

New statistics released in February ary show that African Americans with disabilities are being left behind even as more and more people with disabilities enter the workforce. TheĀ Disability Statistics Compendium, released by Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire, shows that the employment rate for African Americans with disabilities stands at 28.6 percent. The Compendium also shows that geography has an impact on employment outcomes for African Americans with disabilities