Read the journal articles about various inequalities that exist in America. Pick one of the areas (such as wage inequality, gender pay, racial gaps, etc.). What are some historical solutions to the area of inequality that you selected? Explain if modern day solutions have been more effective in alleviating the problem or not. Hey friends, Racial and gender gaps are a major issue of concern in our modern society. Last week’s optional text entitled; “Our Social World,” noted that white citizens earn on average $20,000 more than black citizens annually (2015). It was also noted that a man with a master’s degree will on average earn $32,500 more than a woman with the same or similar degree (Our Social World, 2015). These staggering factors shed light on an already-present issue… but has any effort been made to help alleviate this issue? One solution that has historically improved these statistics was the equal rights movement. This influential movement sought to guarantee equal
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