Black Women in Cook County Make 61 Cents on the Dollar When Compared to White Men

Megan Cottrell, Chicago Now, January 25, 2013

The National Partnership for Women and Families recently released a report on the wage gap for African-American women in the U.S. We took a look at state and local data to see how big of a gap there is between a white man and a black woman’s median yearly income nationwide, statewide and in Cook County. Here’s what we found:



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