We push wheelchairs in parks and hospitals and hug children at day-care centers.
Black women, who in 2006 constituted 7 percent of the working-age population, represented 14 percent of women workers and 53 percent of black workers, yet we are largely invisible in the policy discourse about both race and gender. This twin set of vulnerabilities has a big impact on black families and the black community at large because the wages of black women constitute a major component of black family income.
While thousandaires and athletes have chosen to date “others” it seems that more and more wealth men (notice I didn’t say rich) are dating women of color.
Billionaire Ben Horowitz was said to have been quoted as saying “Billionaires prefer black women, they are loyal and guard your interests.
If OKCupid’s studies are anything to go by, black men gave black women the cold shoulder too and vice versa.
A recent study found that black people of all ages were 10 times more likely to initiate contact with white people than other black people.
C., and the child of parents who are approaching their 50th wedding anniversary, Audrey seems like the proverbial "good catch"—smart, funny, well-educated, attractive.IMAGINE that the world consists of 20 men and 20 women, all of them heterosexual and in search of a mate.Since the numbers are even, everyone can find a partner. You might not think this would make much difference. Somehow or other, she “steals” a man from one of her fellow women.One dating expert said “If you are a black woman on and you’re not going to initiate contact then you are not going to date.That’s just the reality.”To get any response at all, black women have to reach out roughly 1.5 times the amount of any other group — and they are still the group that’s the least responded to.In contrast, across all racial and ethnic groups, female breadwinner families represent only 24 percent of all families with children and account for 14 percent of aggregate family income.Hence, the gender wage gap and the lack of labor-market opportunities has a bigger impact on the economic well-being of black families than it does for other groups.White men are most numerous on mainstream dating sites like OKCupid and and that’s where daters go to look for them.Black women looking to date interracially are up for some stiff competition.Most daters on mainstream sites like OKCupid, Tinder and are white.And the statistics say that most of those white men are looking to date someone who “share their racial background.” That means that, for the most part, black women’s profiles are passed by.