Since 2021, we’ve listened to over 1400 Black women across America with our partner Cornell Belcher at brilliant corners Research and Strategies. Here’s what we heard.
Living a successful life is not just about dollars in pocket. Success is…
#1 Living honestly and ethically
#2 Achieving economic independence
#3 Enjoying loving relationships with family
#4 Pursuing educational goals
#5 Having a rewarding job
Next to saving enough for retirement, the top anxiety for Black women is their community receiving an excellent education.
Black women worry almost everyday about:
Saving enough for retirement
Young people getting a good enough education
Cost of healthcare
Across two years of polling, racial discrimination continues to be the key hurdle to success and building multi-generational wealth.
Over of Black women experience racism in their everyday life
The majority of Black women felt left out of the economy in 2022.
of Black women say economic conditions are getting worse
of Black women say their own wages are falling behind the cost of living
There is no future prosperity in America without Black women – when Black women win, everyone wins.
A holistic approach to building multi-generational wealth in Black communities is needed. Black women want leaders across sectors focused on a number of issues beyond the economy.
Black women absolutely still care about racism and discrimination.
of Black women want leaders focused on racial discrimination and rights rather than just the economy
of Black women want leaders who will not ease or ban the truth of their history