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The ongoing gender and racial discrimination faced by black women means that seven months into 2017, black women finally have equal pay with what white men earned last year. (Photo via the Economic Policy Institute)

The ongoing gender and racial discrimination faced by black women means that seven months into 2017, black women finally have equal pay with what white men earned last year. (Photo via the Economic Policy Institute)

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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day highlights gender and racial wage gaps

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day was July 31, marking how long into 2017 an African-American woman would have to work to be paid the same wages as her white male counterpart.