Taking Jobs from Blacks? Not so Much

Jackson Free Press | July 1, 2013
When Chokwe Lumumba was a new member of the Jackson City Council, he went looking for an answer to the dubious adage that undocumented immigrants performing low-skill jobs in the U.S. take jobs away native-born African Americans. Lumumba, who sponsored an anti-racial-profiling ordinance, turned to Dr. Steven Pitts, a labor policy expert at the University of California Berkeley Center of for Labor Research and Education.

Jackson Free Press

The Jackson Free Press (JFP) is Jackson's smart alternative, covering news, culture and politics for Mississippi's capital city. The JFP is Mississippi's first and only AAN publication, serving a growing metropolitan area of 450,000, including 30,000+ college students. Steeped in...
More »
Contact for Reprint Rights
  • Market Served: Metropolitan Area
  • Address: 125 S. Congress St., Suite 1324, Jackson, MS 39201
  • Phone: (601) 362-6121