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‘Black Women’s Equal Pay Day’ Spotlights Persistent Wage Gap

Clip: 08/13/2020 | 6m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

According to census data, women in the workplace, especially Black women, make far less than white men on average. In fact, the average Black woman would have to work 20 months to make what the average white man makes in 12 months. Cherita Ellens, President and CEO of Women Employed, a nonprofit advocacy group for working women, on how to close the pay gap.

Aired: 08/13/20

Rating: NR

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