Vaccine hesitancy and misinformation require a deeper understanding of structural racism and the COVID-19 experience of Black communities.
Newsweek is being criticized for using a COVID-19 vaccine fearmongering photo of a frightened girl clutching her teddy bear captioned with the question: "Would you give this kid a shot?"
The event with KevOnStage comes at a time when so many professional athletes and rappers refuse to take a public stance on the vaccines or challenge public health misinformation. A free pop-up vaccination clinic sponsored Walgreens will follow the event.
Several Tuskegee Study descendants joined an ad campaign to correct misinformation about the study and encourage Black people to be vaccinated as the Delta variant is on the rise.
The North Delta Area Agency on Aging and the Rev. S.L.A Jones Activity Center partnered with the state to bring the mobile vaccine program to the community.
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