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Equal Pay Day: Black women and the pay gap


BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) —Dr. Kaye weighs in on Equal Pay Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap, and how she feels it does not include all women.

“It is only Equal Pay Day for white women and to call it all women when you actually mean white women, is racist… It is no longer acceptable to say women and to assume that all women are included in that definition, because we’re not.” 

Click below to hear the discussion 

Today With Dr. Kaye: 3-25-21- Hour 2

Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is an associate professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and the award-winning author of Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis; a featured Public Commentator for WYPR and Op-Ed columnist for the Baltimore Sun; a K-12 master teacher in African American History; an award-winning curriculum writer and lesson plan developer; an award-winning former Baltimore City middle school teacher; and, a three-time New York Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker.