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Systemic Racism Is Killing Black People During the Pandemic

Coronavirus exacerbated already existing racial health disparities. Here’s what needs to be done.

A photo from the back of a black man wearing a face mask looking out his window.
Photo: Maurian Soares Salvador/Getty Images

As Covid-19 infections continue spreading across the country, it’s become clear that the burden of coronavirus is not being felt equally across racial lines. According to CDC data on Covid-19…

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