Black communities and covid-19
Candace Owens somehow concluded that "extremely overweight" people supporting the COVID-19 vaccine didn't have any "self-awareness" and suggested because they're not skinny they don't have "authority" to encourage people to get vaccinated. Yes, really.
With a surging delta variant and the fiercest hurricane to hit land in recent memory, many communities are fighting to stay afloat.
In a viral video clip, the New York rapper takes a moment to go off about mask mandates claiming they violate his civil liberties.
The governor announced a new plan to provide more access to an anti-body treatment for COVID-19 patients, overlooking the need for increased access to testing sites and the vaccination.
Data shows communities of color that have experienced COVID-19-related trauma are not “vaccine hesitant” but rather “vaccine impeded.”
Here are five ways COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Black Americans and how where we were in March 2020 compares to where we are now.
Medical and public health officials see the lingering fear of malicious government action in predominantly Black communities as a reason to move swiftly to address equity concerns.
An increasing number of reports indicate that rich white people are using their wealth and prestige to secure doses of the coronavirus vaccines by traveling to Black and brown neighborhoods, where the immunizations are needed most.
An attempt to address racial disparities in vaccine access was overruled after Texas state officials threatened to cut Dallas county’s vaccination supply.
The revelation leaves a pin in a conversation around how medical authorities will address distributing the virus to Black communities, disproportionately ravaged by the virus and rightfully cautious due to long-held racist practices in medicine.
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