Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. This means that Black women had to work every day of 2016 and this far into 2017 to catch up to what white men earned in 2016 alone.
Let that sink in for a second. It’s nearly August.
Put another way, for every dollar white men earn, Black women earn 63 cents on average. That’s nearly twice as large as the gender gap that all women on average face. And for Hispanic women, it’s even worse (as we’ll see again in November, which is when Hispanic...
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