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Waving Pink Dollar Bills

"Line them up next to a real dollar, and the difference is stark: 77 cents for white women; 69 cents for black women. The final dollar — so small that it can fit in a coin purse, represents 57 cents, for Latina women. On a campus that is two-thirds women, many have heard these numbers before. Yet holding them up next to one another is sobering." —If you see [wage disparity], say something. Also, let's talk about salaries and how they are negotiable. You go first. (Adjusts power accent bracelet.)