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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Aug 22

Check out these sobering stats from the New York Times.

This Thursday is what’s known as “Black Women’s Equal Pay Day,” which represents the number of days into 2019 that full-time working black women must work to earn what their white male counterparts earned last year (in other words: eight extra months). Here are a few of the most staggering figures about black women and pay parity:

 

For more, read “Womansplaining the Pay Gap.”

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