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The Lifetime Wage Gap for African American Women by State

State wage gaps between African American women and white men were calculated by National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) based on 2010-2014 American Community Survey Five-Year Estimates (http://www.census.gov/acs/www/).  New Jersey ranks 50th out of 51 states plus the District of Columbia. …

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Black women are heroes in Rio. But they’re not just fighting to win gold.

In Joy-Ann Reid’s  analysis in the Washington Post of the achievement of the American black women Olympic athletes, she states that “the measure of their reception is a measure of the uneven progress of black women in terms of the full…

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Shapeshifters: Black Girls & the Choreography of Citizenship with Aimee Cox, Thursday, March 10, 2016

Aimee Cox Shapeshifters: Black Girls & the Choreography of Citizenship Thursday, March 10, 2016 John Cotton Dana Library, 4th Floor 6:00-8:00PM Aimee Cox’s first book, “Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship,” explores how young Black women in a…

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Women in Technical Jobs: Discrimination and Harassment

A woman engineer tells how it was in the ’70s. And the harassment continues. As below: In 1980, I may have been the first women in the U.S. to take charge of building a skyscraper for an owner. And it was…

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