Black and Female in the U.S.A.

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  • Education
  • Unequal Pay
  • No Golden Years
  • Unions
  • Incarceration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Politics
  • STEM
  • The State of Black Women
  • Maternal Mortality

No Golden Years

African-American women over 65 have the lowest household income of any demographic group. They are more reliant on Social Security, without which the poverty rate for Black women would more than double.


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