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Black Women Still Suffer From Wage Gaps

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Black Voices
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Here we are 50 years later, and if you're a woman of color, then you're still facing inequality in the workplace. According to a recent study, black women are making far less than their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts in the same jobs and positions.

Celebrate Women's History Month With More Diversity on the Federal Bench

Marcia D. Greenberger | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics
Marcia D. Greenberger

Seventeen highly qualified women who have been nominated to federal judgeships are waiting for a confirmation vote from the U.S. Senate. Some of these nominees have been waiting for months -- if not years.

It's Time to Confirm Caitlin Halligan

Marcia D. Greenberger | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Marcia D. Greenberger

If confirmed, Ms. Halligan would become only the sixth female judge in the D.C. Circuit's history, providing sorely-needed diversity to the federal bench. The whole country has a stake in her confirmation.

Amanda Terkel

Obama Appoints Record Number Of Women Judges To Federal Bench

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the confirmation of Stephanie Rose as a U.S. district court judge on Monday, President Barack Obama has put 72 women on the federal...

Peaceful Revolution: Childcare and Construction

Robert Drago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Drago

We need to spend federal money now to help jump-start employment and incomes, but once we are spending money, we should devote it to something worthwhile.