We’re taught that there is no purer love than a black man and a black woman in holy matrimony, and anything different is a failure–for black women only though.The drive is so strong that we often ignore signs along the way and put up with mistreatment and disrespect.CAP found that women overall earn 79 cents for every dollar a man earns, but also that the gap widens by an additional 19 cents for black women compared to white men.This translates into an average lifetime earnings gap of 7,480 for each African-American woman versus her white male counterparts.
The Center for American Progress (CAP) broke down the economic disparities faced by African-American women in the workplace on August 23.
I grew up and into an era during which the Internet has basically informed much of my identity and sparked many of my most important relationships — I’ve met some of my closest friends via sites like Live Journal and Tumblr.
And today, there’s no twentysomething I know who hasn’t met a bae or a jump off via some app or online service.
And often we’ll get left to raise our children alone, and be BLAMED for “not choosing better.”But how can you “choose better” when your male counterpart often has goal diametrically opposed to yours?
You’re looking for a husband, father of your child, and a person you can build wealth with when you’re in your late 20’s, and your black male counterpart is still catching all the departures for the Freak Train.