This year, we recognized Equal Pay Day on April 14 in recognition of how long into 2014 women would have to work in order to earn the same amount men earned in the previous year. However, did you know that black women on average make only 64 cents to that dollar?
This is not something we are going to change with laws and regulations. It’s certainly not something we are going to change with pithy quotes about Mad Men. It’s going to take a concentrated effort to change the culture.
I applaud Leader Pelosi and everyone involved in launching the economic agenda for women and families.