Black Women's Equal Pay Day: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Says 'We're Worth Every Single Penny'

Rachaell Davis Aug, 07, 2018

Before she made history in 2017 by becoming only the second woman to ever be elected mayor of Atlanta, Keisha Lance Bottoms was on the front lines of the fight for equal pay for women. As a city council member, she introduced legislation to push for pay equality for women in the area.

“We do the work, we put in the effort and we deserve the pay,” she says.

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As we stand together in observance of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, watch the video above to hear the full message encouraging all women to #KnowYourWorth and be fearless in demanding pay equality.

Join the conversation on social media by sharing your story of fighting for equal pay on your job using the hashtags #AskYourWorth and #BlackWomensEqualPayDay.