According to the APM Research Lab, the current COVID-19 mortality rate for African Americans is over two times higher than that of all other racial groups. And initial findings from a recent COVID-19 testing project in San Francisco’s Mission District show that Latinos are also being disproportionately impacted by coronavirus. This hour, we discuss the latest data and the history behind these racial disparities.
More Data Shows Higher Coronavirus Risk for Black and Latino Communities
Kimberlé Crenshaw, professor of law, UCLA School of Law and Columbia Law School; executive director, African American Policy Forum
Alexis Madrigal, staff writer, The Atlantic; runs The Atlantic's COVID Tracking Project
Jon Jacobo, member, Latino Task Force for COVID-19 in San Francisco