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PHILADELPHIA | Trump’s boasts ring hollow in some black communities

PHILADELPHIA — It’s one of President Donald Trump‘s favorite talking points in promoting his administration’s success: the record low rate of black unemployment. But on a recent sunny afternoon in Vernon Park in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood, that victory seemed hollow. As children laughed on the playground, several black men — some out of work, others … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Trump’s boasts ring hollow in some black communities