According to the Business and Professional Women's Foundation, women in the U.S. today on average make only 77 percent of what men earn. For women of color, it's worse: The 2009 earnings of African-American women were 67.5 percent of all men's earnings, with Latinas earning a mere 57.7 percent of all men's earnings.
As long as this gender gap continues, we're second-class citizens, with our time and labor worth less - and valued less - than those of our male counterparts.
Let's make some noise!
>> Download a fact sheet and other Equal Pay Day resources at the Business and Professional Women's Foundation website here.