| Covid-19 | Jun 5, 2020

COVID-19 Racial Health Disparities Highlight Why We Need to Address Structural Racism

New COVID-19 data have revealed that Black families face a much higher risk of contracting and dying from the virus. Residents of majority-Black counties have three times the rate of infection and almost six times the rate of deaths as residents of majority-white counties.This paper examines policy pptions for eliminating structural racism in key aspects of Black families’ lives.