Should-Read: Nisha Chikhale: A glance at pay inequities for African American women’s Equal Pay Day: "We’ve updated Equitable Growth’s interactive tool with new data... http://equitablegrowth.org/equitablog/a-glance-at-pay-inequities-for-african-american-womens-equal-pay-day/
...to compare wages within and across demographic groups in the United States. Our updated numbers continue to show that women, and even more so African American women, continue to earn considerably less than men. The data show that men earn a median wage of $20.00 per hour, while African American women earn a median wage of $14.47. The $5.53 difference constitutes a pay gap of approximately 38 percent relative to African American women’s hourly wage rate...."