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More than 30 percent of Americans aren’t aware of how big the pay gap is for black women, who earn 38 percent less than white men—and 21 percent less than white women.(Photo: Shutterstock)

Most people are at least slightly familiar with Equal Pay Day, the point at which women catch up to men’s earnings for the previous year.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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