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ethnic minority Indian women.

Numerous studies often focus their attention on the general black women population. Consequently, there is still paucity in research about the specific workplace challenges that black Caribbean women face in the United States. The population of black Caribbean women has been on the rise in the United States. In the last 50 years, the United States has witnessed approximately 1.5 million increases in the Caribbean immigrant population (Wells-Wilbon & Vakalahi, 2015). Most people of Caribbean descent living in the United States are from more than 15 countries. Out of these nations, 90 percent identify themselves as blacks from countries such as Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Trinidad. There is major group diversity among the black Caribbean women as reflected in their language variations. Although the most dominant language among black Caribbean women is English, others speak Spanish, French, and Dutch. Over 80 percent of Caribbean blacks come to the United States due to the strong family connections that they have with their American counterparts and the proximity of the Florida coast to the Caribbean (Wells-Wilbon & Vakalahi, 2015). A majority of Caribbean women reside in Florida and New York. Nonetheless, there is an increasing pattern of their migration and spread to other parts of the country, such as New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Georgia. By 2008, about 69 percent of Caribbean blacks were legally authorized to live and work in the United States (Wells-Wilbon & Vakalahi, 2015).