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Black Women’s Wages Are Falling Further Behind White Women’s

The equity pay gap is widening not closing for black women in the workforce

The equity pay gap is widening not closing for black women in the workforce. Black…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How Gender Pay Gap Starts Long Before the Work Place

Socially imposed norms and discrimination each play a part

Learn what Economic Policy Institute attributes to the reason behind the obvious and problematic gender…

By Safon Floyd

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Obama Administration Pushing For Higher Pay For Black Single Mothers

White House working to pass Raise the Wage Act

At the current minimum wage, a single mom who works full-time to support two children…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black Employment Picture Varies Sharply in Different States

National data not telling the whole story

The story the numbers paint, however, would be a difficult one to sell to people…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Pay-Gap Pushing More Women into Multiple Jobs Than Men

Economist sees trend continuing

A survey conducted by Economic Policy Institute economist Valerie Wilson found that women are more…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Hip-hop star Common performed at the White House Poetry night Wednesday (Image: File)…

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New Study Reveals Same Old Reality for Blacks

African Americans continue to lose ground in employment

Even with the news that the black unemployment rate dropped from 15.9% in May to…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Report: Economic Gains for Blacks Reversing

Boom of 1990s deflated in new millennium slump

Released by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a report, “Reversal of Fortune: Economic Gains of…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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