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Read about Harriet Tubman and Fannie Lou Hamer, two Black American women with disabilities who advanced freedom, democracy and human rights — the fundamental building blocks of equity and inclusion.
Recovery has been uneven across demographics. Black women have faced the slowest recovery, with 2.6% fewer adult Black women employed in December 2021 than February 2020.
Representation matters, and the absence of it has disparate, and sometimes disastrous, consequences. Find out how medical and academic institutions are tackling the Black maternal health crisis in the U.S.
Black women are an integral part of the American labor force but have long faced a pay gap and they have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
In every economic recession of the last 50 years, Black women have had higher unemployment rates than white men – and the recovery rates of Black men and women have been slower than white workers. Read how building a more inclusive economy benefits us all.