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Inequality persists as the U.S. economy recovers from the pandemic

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The latest jobs report for April shows the U.S. capping a year of solid growth.

Employers added 428,000 jobs and the unemployment rate remains steady at 3.6 percent, a pandemic-era low. But inequality continues as the economy recovers from the pandemic.

Maurice Jones, former Virginia commerce secretary and HUD official, and now CEO of the organization OneTen, joins NewsHour’s Geoff Bennet to discuss.