Finding a Job While Having an "Ethnic" Name  
10/7/2009 6:11:09 AM

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The Grio -- Does your name matter when it comes hiring decisions? Many times it does - even more so when you factor in race. In fact, the way names of people from different races are perceived may provide some insight into why the black unemployment rate is sky-high at 15.1 percent - almost double the 8.9 percent for whites - and has remained nearly twice the average of whites for some 30 years.