Equal Pay

Let’s read between the lines of diversity data

Let’s read between the lines of diversity data April 3, 2024 Today marks AANHPI Equal Pay Day, marking how long Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders would need to work to earn as much as white, non-Hispanic men. April 3rd, you might think, that doesn’t sound too bad. Hold on, though. What if you […]

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Here are three reasons equal pay doesn’t matter

Here are three reasons equal pay doesn’t matter Published September 21, 2022 It’s Black Women’s Equal Pay Day in the United States.  But we can’t talk about equal pay without talking about equal advancement opportunities. If Black women (or any underestimated group) aren’t getting a job in the first place, there’s nothing to be equally compensated for. 

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Why I don’t “celebrate” Juneteenth

Why I don’t “celebrate” Juneteenth Published June 22, 2022 Not long ago, I was asked to give a Juneteenth talk. I said “no.”  Break it down:  I didn’t know what Juneteenth was until a few years ago. My parents grew up in Guyana, and our family didn’t move to the United States until I was

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Black women are fleeing corporate. Here’s what needs to change.

Black women are fleeing corporate. Here’s what needs to change. Published August 4, 2021 Did you have a rage (or grief) ceremony to mark Black Women’s Equal Pay Day? Break it down:  Yesterday marked how long the average Black woman must work to make as much as the average white man did in 2020. A

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