National Equal Pay Day was honored back in April — but there’s a much deeper issue at play specifically when it comes to equal pay for Black women.
Did you know that in 2018, Black women have to work 20 months just to match what a white man makes in 12?!
Clearly, many factors contribute to the ridiculous wage gap. According to the National Women’s Law Center, this gap can begin to widen over the course of a black woman’s career, causing her to lose nearly $870,000 in potential earnings to the wage gap.
This is very true. However, young queens, just know that there’s plenty more where Bey and Auntie O came from.
Check out our list of the wealthy Black women other than the Queen of Music and the Queen of all media.
10 Wealthy Black Women Who Aren't Oprah Or Beyoncé
1. Sheila Johnson1 of 10
2. Hajia Bola Shagaya2 of 10
3. Alice Walker3 of 10
4. Cathy HughesSource:Getty 4 of 10
5. Isabel dos Santos5 of 10
6. Mama Ngina Kenyatta6 of 10
7. Wendy Appelbaum7 of 10
8. Folorunso Alakija8 of 10
9. Bridgette Radebe9 of 10
10. Janice Bryant Howroyd10 of 10
10 Wealthy Black Women Who Aren’t Oprah Or Beyoncé was originally published on globalgrind.com