Black and Latino families continue to bear pandemic’s great economic toll in U.S.

Posted by on October 25, 2021 2:53 pm
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Los Angeles International Airport and SoFi Stadium employers spoke with potential job applicants at a job fair in Inglewood, Calif., in September. About 19% of all households in an NPR poll say they lost all their savings during the COVID-19 outbreak, and have none to fall back on.

More than 55% of Black and Latino households reported facing serious financial problems in recent months, a new poll finds. And more than a quarter have depleted their savings.

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