How much higher the median wage for white hourly workers in Oklahoma ($18/hr) is compared to people of color ($14/hr), a 29% disparity.

Source: National Equity Atlas


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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