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African American Women and the Wage Gap

Published Date
March, 2015

This fact sheet evidences that even in states with large populations of employed African American women, rampant wage disparities persist – with potentially devastating consequences for African American women and their families. This fact sheet further details the wage gap for African American women by state, describes the implications of the wage gap for African American Women, and presents statistics on the public’s overwhelming support for fair pay policies.