TITLE

Bias keeps blacks from many sales jobs: Survey

PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Jet;09/08/97, Vol. 92 Issue 16, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at a study and its finding that fewer Afro-Americans are hired in sales and related occupations where they would have to do business with many white customers. Study done by Harry Holzer and Keith Ihlanfeldt; Data from the US Bureau of Statistics.
ACCESSION #
9709112733

 

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