TITLE

Wages Up for Black Men, Down for Black Women

AUTHOR(S)
Allen, Freddie
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;9/24/2014, Vol. 49 Issue 27, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the views of Valerie Wilson, director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), on the black-white income difference in 2012 and 2013. It mentions that the gap has been narrowed down from 58.4 cents to 59.4 cents for every dollar of White median household income. It further mentions the importance of economic reforms by increasing the minimum wage and extending unemployment insurance benefits for the blacks.
ACCESSION #
98695267

 

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