By Tanya Tarr
When it comes to Black women’s success and potential, the story is one of underestimated richness and underdeveloped but rapidly emerging power.
Aug. 7, 2018, was equal pay day for Black women. The day represents the average number of days beyond 2017 that they work to make the same income as their white male counterparts. According to many sources, that specific average is $0.63 for every $1 earned by a male white counterpart. Compared to the 2017 day, which fell on July 31, the gap increased for Black women by an additional week, and closing the gap could mean an additional $870,000 in income for most Black women, according to the National Women’s Law Center.
But this isn’t just a wage issue. As with women of other races, the pay Click here to read entire article