Systemic racism and poverty have left rural Black women at high risk for COVID-19 so they...Read More
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First responders and medical service workers around the country are enduring once-in-a-lifetime encounters with stress, including a disproportionate number of black women.Read More
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The coronavirus entered Milwaukee from a white, affluent suburb. Then it took root in the city’s black community and erupted. Milwaukee is one of the few places tracking the racial breakdown of infections, offering a glimpse at the disproportionate destruction COVID-19 is inflicting on black communities nationwide.Read More
Inequality Is an Underlying COVID-19 Risk Factor
African Americans are contracting the coronavirus at an alarming rate, accounting for up to 70% of deaths in some areas. Is there hope? Yes, there are things that we can do, Dr. Melissa Clark explains. Click here to read.