The numbers are clear, there is a racial disparity in the numbers of those coronavirus cases and deaths. African Americans have contracted and died at an alarming rate, with new hot spots in Detroit and New Orleans.
What will congress do about it? AURN White House Correspondent April Ryan speaks with Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) on targeted responses to areas with high density cases.
[OP-ED] Dr. Ben Chavis, Jr: “This novel coronavirus has shone a spotlight on the health disparities that our Black communities face every day. Minority and low-income Americans suffer from a significant lack of access to quality health care.” https://t.co/6kGbsKPBOU @thehill
— The Black Caucus (@TheBlackCaucus) April 2, 2020
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