In Michigan, COVID-19 has translated to a 9.4% drop in the employment of women ages 20 and older. There were 213,000 fewer employed women in the state during the last three months of 2020 compared to the three months preceding the pandemic, the most recent data available, according to the state Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives’ assessment of numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
To celebrate Women’s History Month, this episode of The Unapologetics Podcast is about black women, led by black women. Friend, Shawanee’ Patrick, hosts and facilitates the conversation on loving oneself in a world and society that perpetually treats our sisters as “the least of these.”
Infrastructure is important for everyone. We need a strong public system for roads and transportation, for drinking water, for energy. And when that system is neglected, we all bear the burden as a society.