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Job Applicant Discrimination

Allison Keyes reports on a new study that suggests job applicants with African American-sounding names have more difficulty getting responses from employers than those with white-sounding names do.

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Allison Keyes is an award-winning journalist with almost 20 years of experience in print, radio, and television. She has been reporting for NPR's national desk since October 2005. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday.