It’s Black Women’s Equal Pay Day — Here’s How Black Women Are Speaking Out
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“You have to be twice as good as them to get half of what they have” is more than just Olivia Pope’s mantra, it’s a fact. According to a report by the National Women’s Law Center, women are paid 80 cents for every dollar their male counterparts earn. Despite being the most educated demographic in the country, Black women earn 61 cents for every dollar their white male counterparts earn.

Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, which means it takes until the end of August for Black women to reach...

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