Inspired by the new $10 bill campaign which will include the face of a woman on the bill, a video by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) reimagines Alexander Hamilton's bust as that of a Caucasian, African American, and Latina woman, including their average pay as compared to a white man's.
To create the new face of the $10, Alexander Hamilton's facial features are first contoured:
Hamilton is given longer hair, and the final aesthetic touches are mostly further definition, but that's not the end of the story.
AAUW made three $10 bills which show the average pay of three ethnic groups compared to a white man:
For example, Latinas make 54 percent of what a white man does in the same position:
Watch the full video, which is now my all-time favorite Youtube makeover video:
This project reminds me of the Spockification of Canada's seventh prime minister, Sir. Wilfrid Laurier.
Further reading on the gender pay gap
Did you know that the gender pay gap differs based on a variety of factors, including ethnic background? Read and share our Vox Card on the gender pay gap: