RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - This week's PolitiFact looks at a bold claim from Donald Trump when he was in Richmond. He told his audience the unemployment rate for African-American young people hovers around a staggering 59%.
Well it turns out, that statement is mostly false. The rate is actually 18.7%.
But if you include the young people who are sometimes too young to work, then you get a number closer to what Trump said.
"This includes high school and college students who may not be even looking for work or wanting work," said Richmond Times-Dispatch Reporter Warren Fiske.
You can read more on politifactvirginia.com.
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