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Aspiring to the A-List? Viola Davis Talks Inclusion, Inequities and Acting in Her Natural Hair Aspiring to the A-List? Viola Davis Talks Inclusion, Inequities and Acting in Her Natural Hair

It’s strange to consider a world in which Viola Davis isn’t considered “A-list.” The woman already has a star on the Walk of Fame and is just one Grammy away from being achieving “EGOT” status (surely, someone’s got an audiobook that could use her talents, no?). So, when a new interview with the star in Variety…

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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