Wearing red Delaware legislators and women’s advocacy groups called for equal pay for women yesterday in Delaware.
Representative Valerie Longhurst told the Wilmington News Journal that women were still being paid 18 percent less than men,
A gap, she added, that must be closed.
The News Journal reports that the U.S. Census Bureau found that for women of color it was even worse.
Black women earn 70 cents and Hispanic women earn 64 cents of what white men earn.