The Potentially Devastating Effects of Raising the Minimum Wage for African-Americans

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New York as well as many other states are raising the minimum wage, even as the validity of doing so is being debated by economist. While there may be a number of benefits that will come from the hike in pay there are some cost that the Black Community should be aware of. Additionally there is a darker side of the minimum wage debate, that historically did not come from good intentions to provide livable wages for all.

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