What the COVID-19 Crisis Tells Us about Structural Racism
Even as COVID-19 leaves its mark across the length and breadth of the United States, we know that some communities are being hit harder than others. The overrepresentation of Black and Brown people among COVID victims in New York City has received lots of attention because of the huge numbers involved, but the pattern repeats itself almost everywhere Embrace Race has the data to document it.
The conversation with Drs. Nicolás E. Barceló and Chandra Ford that happened on 4/16/2020 was about why Black, Indigenous and Latinx communities are suffering disproportionately, why this pattern of racialized vulnerability is so painfully familiar, and what we might do to disrupt it.