BET Founder Says Trump Economy Is Bringing Blacks Back Into The Workforce

This story curiously received no national media attention. Why not? Mass media will put it on a loop whenever a black athlete, actor, etc says anything derogatory about President Trump, why not when someone says something positive? It would seem like they have some kind of agenda…

The excerpt below is from a CNBC article here

BET founder: Trump’s economy is bringing black workers back into the labor force

“You have to take encouragement from what’s happening in the labor force and the job market,” Johnson told “Squawk Box.” “When you look at African-American unemployment, … you’ve never had African-American unemployment this low and the spread between African-Americans and whites narrowing.”

Johnson said that means the jobs market is “soliciting employees who have been out of the labor force, some of it based on discrimination, some of it based on changes in education, access and technology changes.”

Additionally, the business environment in the U.S. is also good, Johnson said. “I believe if you take into account the Trump tax cut, you take into account the drop in unemployment, … and you take into account that interest rates are fairly stable” the economy is going to grow, he said.

“I believe the economy is on a strong growth path,” he added.

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