On March 24, America commemorated Equal Pay Day. The date is significant: It marks how far women must work into the new year just to earn what their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts earned in 2020 alone. Overall, women in the United States are paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, but the gaps are even wider for women of color: Black women earn just 63 cents, Native American women earn 60 cents and Latina women earn 55 cents.
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