The Black Plague

Public officials lament the way that the coronavirus is engulfing black communities. The question is, what are they prepared to do about it?

The old African-American aphorism “When white America catches a cold, black America gets pneumonia” has a new, morbid twist: when white America catches the novel coronavirus, black Americans die.

This is the opening statement in this article which laments one of the common phrases that is attributed to the black community. This article is an interesting and very informative piece on how the Covid-19/Coronavirus is impacting the Black community written By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

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