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A Woman's Worth
« on: March 23, 2010, 03:35:35 pm »
Hmmm...
A Woman's Worth by Alicia Keys

~~You could buy me diamonds
You could buy me pearls
Take me on a cruise around the world
Baby, you know I'm worth it~~

~~Run my bubble bath
Make love tenderly to last, and last
Baby, you know I'm worth it~~~
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According to a study released by the Insight Center for Community Economic Development, a single white women in the prime working years of ages 36-49 have a median wealth of $42,600  compared to the median wealth for single women of color [read: Black & Hispanic Women]... which is only $5.

http://www.insightcced.org/communities/Closing-RWG.html

This statistic is joked about at Naked Capitalism

http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2010/03/median-net-worth-of-single-black-women-in-prime-working-years-5.html

and analyzed and discussed at The Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/victor-corral/on-womens-day-damaging-ge_b_488713.html

At TWITTER 
http://twitter.com/racialwealthgap
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Re: A Woman's Worth
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2010, 10:53:50 am »
 Check out these statistics from a TIME article that referenced a study published in Social Science Research about how race affects your online dating prospects:

http://paa2008.princeton.edu/download.aspx?submissionId=80046

The lead author, Ms. Cynthia Feliciano, a sociologist at the university of California at Irvine reveals that online dating sites like OkCupid.com or Yahoo! Personals, White daters lead the charge in the virtual dating world.

According to TIME magazine, White males got the most replies to thier messages in a study of 1 million OkCupid users and Black females garnered the lowest response rate of all the women's groups in the OkCupid study compared to White, Hispanic, East Indian, and Asian females.

TIME, page 99-100, February 22, 2010
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