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African American/Black Women

Work vs. Family, Complicated by Race

New York Times, Lynette Clemetson, 02/09/2006

Many professional black women think about work/family balance differently from white women. Black women's concerns can include the need to build assets and financial security for their families to combat the effects of historical discrimination, the desire to shelter their children from the effects of racism, and often the need to support extended family.


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