03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In Job Hunt, College Degree Can't Close Racial Gap

Johnny R. Williams, 30, would appear to be an unlikely person to have to fret about the impact of race on his job search, with companies like JPMorgan Chase and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago on his resume.

But after graduating from business school last year and not having much success garnering interviews, he decided to retool his resume, scrubbing it of any details that might tip off his skin color.