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Trump is right, jobs for black Americans abound. Here's why it may not last

In all, employment in transportation and warehousing in Memphis climbed to more than 53,000 last year from around 50,400 in 2014


Ask Memphis residents and they might say that President Donald Trump got this one right: this is the best job market as far as many in this majority black city can remember. For single mother Latasha Harwell, it has meant finally landing a full time job as a medical assistant, one with the regular 9 to 5 hours she needs so she can care for her kids. Chiquita Clayton says she has an open offer to move from part-time to full-time work at a FedEx warehouse; forklift driver Kendrick Jefferson got $3 dollar an hour more for switching employers. Unemployment in Memphis hit a ...

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First Published: Mon, November 26 2018. 13:21 IST