Within any society if people are working and able to care for themselves and families they feel better about themselves and usually look at life in a positive manner. But when there are no jobs, life comes with no purpose or hope and in the black community the outcome can be dire as we are now seeing in our community locally and across this nation. In fact, unemployment amongst black people are at depression levels and we are seeing an increase in crime, school dropout rates and many more negative ramifications of joblessness in the black community.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/27/black-unemployment-remain_n_853571.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk3%7C58993