SCHOLARLY WORKS + RESEARCH
Natural vs. Relaxed: How African American Women Believe They Are Perceived in the Workplace
Authors: Amber Chatelain Eastern Kentucky University, firstname.lastname@example.org, Debriana Smith Eastern Kentucky University, email@example.com
Chatelain, Amber and Smith, Debriana, "Natural vs. relaxed: How African American women believe they are perceived in the workplace" (2018). International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings. 78. https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/itaa_proceedings/2018/posters/78
Women in the Workplace 2018
Authors: LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company
Women in the Workplace 2018 is the largest comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America. Since 2015, LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company have published this report annually to give companies and employees the information they need to advance women and improve gender diversity within their organizations.
Advancing African-American Women In The Workplace: What Managers Need To Know
This study was conducted to provide guidance to managers in retaining and advancing this increasingly important segment of the workforce. Barriers facing African-American women in business include negative, race-based stereotypes; more frequent questioning of their credibility and authority; and a lack of institutional support. Experiencing a “double outsider” status—unlike white women or African-American men, who share gender or race in common with most colleagues or managers—African-American women report exclusion from informal networks, and conflicted relationships with white women, among the challenges they face.
How workplace segregation fosters wage discrimination for African American women
Author: By Will McGrew
Washington Center for Equitable Growth August 2018
Black Women and the Wage Gap Fact Sheet
Authors: National Partnership for Women and Families
Even in states with large populations of Black women in the workforce, rampant wage disparities.
COLORISM IN THE JOB SELECTION PROCESS: ARE THERE PREFENTIAL DIFFERENCS WITHIN THE BLACK RACE?
Author: MATTHEW S. HARRISON (Under the Direction of Kecia M. Thomas)
Abstract: “This study examined the influence of colorism on job selection. More specifically, this research discovered a significant difference in job selection preference by differentiating Blacks based on their skin complexion.”