'the racism that's pervaded the us health system for years is even deadlier now'

Rashad Robinson, Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity, has written a comment piece in The Guardian about the devastating impact that the Covid-19 pandemic is having on Black communities in the United States.

He writes: ‘The failed and corrupt response to Covid-19 is killing black businesses, killing black jobs, killing black votes and killing black people – much more than other communities. That is exactly why The Black Response and other channels for racial justice activism are so critical right now. To ensure safety and justice for black people, and all people who are being exploited and neglected during this crisis, activists across the country are fighting on all fronts. We can change the outcomes of this crisis, but only if more people join the fight.’ Read the rest of the article.

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