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'This Is Personal': Steph Curry Advocates for Equal Pay in a Women's Equality Day Essay 'This Is Personal': Steph Curry Advocates for Equal Pay in a Women's Equality Day Essay

Real talk? We hate that for many men, it seems to take becoming a “father of daughters” to understand basic concepts like consent, sexual harassment and equality. Even more frustrating is the fact that there are many fathers of daughters who will never make the attempt to understand, regardless.

Good News: The Ms. Foundation Is Making a Major Investment in Women of Color Good News: The Ms. Foundation Is Making a Major Investment in Women of Color

Finally, some good news to come out of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day: On Tuesday, the Ms. Foundation for Women announced a new strategic plan (PDF) which “will route $25 million to grassroots organizations led by, or serving, women and girls of color over the next five years in an effort to improve outcomes for all…

Why Is the Gender Wage Gap Higher for Black Women in New York City and What Can Be Done? Why Is the Gender Wage Gap Higher for Black Women in New York City and What Can Be Done?

Here’s a not-so-fun fact: While we spend Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018 raging against the sexist, racist, patriarchal machine that results in black women making 62 cents to every dollar white men do, it has recently been revealed that that disparity is even worse for black women in America’s largest city.

Lyft x Black Girls Code: How a Strategic Alliance Is Driving the Conversation on Equal Pay Forward Lyft x Black Girls Code: How a Strategic Alliance Is Driving the Conversation on Equal Pay Forward

As we focus on the disturbing disparities that make it necessary to recognize Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, there’s an especially sobering statistic that stands out: in addition to the fact that a black woman currently has to work seven months and seven days more than a white man to earn the same salary, that wage gap…

Having Our Say and Reclaiming Our Time: What Social Media Has to Say About Black Women's Equal Pay Day Having Our Say and Reclaiming Our Time: What Social Media Has to Say About Black Women's Equal Pay Day

As part of the recognition of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018, a social media storm is planned for 2 p.m. EDT today, August 7. But in advance of us breaking the internet raising our voices in protest of this deeply intersectional inequality, The Glow Up—which is for, by and about black women—thought we’d take a look…

#38PercentCounts: It's Black Women's Equal Pay Day—and What You Don't Know Might Hurt Us

Do you know what today is? It’s Tuesday, August 7; 219 days from the start of 2018. Today is also Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the date that signifies how much longer black women had to work into 2018 to equal what white men earned in 2017. And in case you’re wondering, it’s been a full 120 days since the date white…

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