On Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, Here’s How Women Are Fighting To Close The Gap

Equal Pay Day, on April 2—the date in 2019 that the average woman had to work until to earn as much money as her white, non-Hispanic male colleagues earned by the close of 2018—begins to paint the picture of just how significant the wage chasm is between men and women. But it doesn’t tell the whole story. For black women, Equal Pay Day is actually August 22, meaning they must work four months more than white women (and eight months into the “new” year) before earning as much as their white male counterparts made in 2018.

Read more at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/briannegarrett/2019/08/22/on-black-womens-equal-pay-day-heres-how-women-are-fighting-to-close-the-gap/#17637ad35167

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