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Survey: Black Women Face Barriers on the Job

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News Headlines: Aug. 22, 2007

The Indianapolis Star: Promising Black Women Face Barriers, Study Says — "The [survey] reported that unyielding stereotypes and poor utilization of the skill sets and education of black women are suppressing their talents and potential and relegating them to dead-end jobs."

What do you make of this study's findings? Have you encountered "stereotypes and poor utilization of [your] skill sets" on the job?

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