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Black Friday Strikes Again: The High Cost of Wal-Mart's Low Prices

Customers shop during Black Friday promotions at a Wal-Mart store in Bentonville, Arkansas. Caption by Bloomberg. Photo by Gunnar Rathbun for Invision/AP.

Is Wal-Mart finally responding to its workers’ frustrations? 787 more words

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Unfair pay for women and people of color


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American women who work full time, year round are paid only 77 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts.

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Marketing Players of the Week - Halloween Edition

Warning: this blog post makes reference to ad campaigns involving creepy mannequins, fake genitalia, and D.I.Y. craft recipes not for the faint of heart.

October represents a quirky time in advertising – we’ve long breezed past the carefree indulgence of summer, Back to School is history, and it’s still… 677 more words

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New Report Calls For Action To Eliminate The Barriers African-American Girls Face In School

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The report released by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the National Women’s Law Center demands attention to the racial and gender stereotypes that African-American girls face in school. 669 more words

Education

Black Women Face Grim Unemployment Statistics [VIDEO]


Unemployment rates are falling for almost everyone in America, but remain exceptionally high for Black women. According to Labor Department statistics gathered by IBTimes.com, nearly 10.6 percent of adult African-American women above 20 are unemployed. 96 more words

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Black Women Face Grim Unemployment Statistics [VIDEO]


Unemployment rates are falling for almost everyone in America, but remain exceptionally high for Black women. According to Labor Department statistics gathered by IBTimes.com, nearly 10.6 percent of adult African-American women above 20 are unemployed. 106 more words

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