Workers march during a rally outside of the City and County of San Francisco Human Resources office on March 7th, 2019, in San Francisco, California.
Experiencing early wage discrimination can set women back again and again, as small-percentage raises prevent them from ever truly breaking the cycle.
While looking to lessen wage disparities, the government has instead enacted legislation that leaves behind a large swath of female workers.
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On average, black men and women make roughly the same, in stark contrast with the large pay gap between white men and women. This isn't because of a commitment to gender equality in the black community; it's because of the lack of economic opportunity.