They fight crime in old cotton hoodies, shimmering black capes and glowing LED unitards. They can repel bullets with their bodies, leap atop speeding cars like a svelte cat or dissipate in a puff of eerie smoke, all in the name of justice.
What is the current state of Black Media?
The African American community has suffered a dramatic increase in unemployment and a staggering loss of income since the onset of the Great Recession. Yet, even before the recession, labor market outcomes for blacks were substantially worse than for whites, as evidenced across a wide range of economic data: