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Race and Beyond: Why Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Matters

Gabrielle Bozarth and Naomi Kellogg Center for American Progress
"Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which observes the amount of time it takes the average black woman to earn the same pay that the average white man earns in one calendar year." Black women only make 60 percent of what white male counterparts make. This is a clear example of the importance of race and gender in determining salary.
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