Why Black Americans are Dying More Than Anyone Else During the COVID-19 Crisis

Historic injustices have led us here.

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Although the data is incomplete, reports are emerging that more black Americans are dying from COVID-19 than any other group. States like Illinois, Louisiana, and Michigan have released their early numbers. In Louisiana, black Americans are 33% of the population but represent 70% of…