The public sector certainly includes the Department of Labor. Those are jobs that are available. They are open and they are good paying jobs. The government as a whole has been actually retrenching under President Clinton’s leadership.
Really the potential for first of all any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today particularly African Americans. With a college degree today you really breach the unemployment rate.
If we can’t begin to agree on fundamentals such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor then we really are not ready to march forward into the future.
Education is important because first of all people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace and we should not take that for granted.