It takes the typical black woman 20 months to earn what a white male worker earns in a single year.
Black women, suffering from both the gender and racial wealth gap, are using their voting power to fight back. BlackHer provides the resources and information necessary to increase their political and economic representation.
The campaign's first week of nonviolent moral direct actions will shine a spotlight on the problems of women in poverty.
New research shows female-headed households faced troubling debt increases in the lead-up to the financial crash — a gender gap that continued through the recovery.