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Pandemic Exposes Vulnerability of African Americans

May 14, 2020

Even in a pandemic with messages encouraging solidarity and compassion, racism rears its ugly head. Race as it relates to the disproportionate number of Americans contracting and dying from COVID-19, and issues of racist

April Ryan speaks with author, civil rights activist, and professor of history and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Mary Frances Berry.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

Dr. Ala Stanford administers a COVID-19 swab test on a person in the parking lot of Pinn Memorial Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Stanford and other doctors formed the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium to offer testing and help address heath disparities in the African American community. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Original article source: http://aurn.com/pandemic-exposes-vulnerability-of-african-americans/ | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

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