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Six Months In

An Oral History of Pandemic Life Told by Black Essential Workers

From grocery store clerks to mental health counselors to mail carriers, Black essential workers describe living during the pandemic

This story is part of “,” a special weeklong Elemental series reflecting on

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Lindsey Norward

Lindsey Norward

Lindsey is a Philadelphia- and Brooklyn-based journalist who writes primarily about history and culture in America. You can find her work @kiah_irene.

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