Sixty three cents on the dollar. That is what a black woman earns compared to a white man for the same work. White women earn 79 cents in the same comparison, and an Asian American woman makes 87 cents compared to the $1 a white man earns in the same position. So a black woman has to
The blockbuster message is loud and clear. After earning $1.7 billion at the box office making it the No. 1 movie in the world for five weeks straight, Black Panther is also clearly about the power of women of all ages to change the future of the world. The women in the fictional utop
South Africa is the world’s seventh largest producer of wine. The wine industry accounts for 4.6 percent of the Western Cape’s GDP and is the nation’s biggest permanent employer in agriculture. However, the industry is almost exclusively filled with wine companianes owned and operated
The moment that changed everything for the Branch sisters arrived at 3 a.m. in 2000. Titi Branch was experimenting mixing together natural ingredients for homemade hair care products in the kitchen of the Brooklyn four-story brownstone she shared with sister, Miko Branch. The result w
Her nickname in high school was “Boss Lady.” And now at 32, Charreah Jackson is making her ambition work for her—and for anyone else who seeks her advice. As author and founder of BossBride; senior editor of lifestyle and relationships at Essence; career coach with an international sp
“Black women are not a monolith,” says Kimberly Peeler-Allen, co-founder of Higher Heights For America, an organization dedicated and committed to increasing black women’s political engagement. After spending three years building and nurturing the organization beginning in 2011, Peele
Diversity in the Fortune 500 took a loss recently as Xerox lost the only female African American CEO in the list. Marge Magner, a member of Accenture’s board of directors, said, “Performance improves with diversity.” She speaks from her experiences of women leaders having the re
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