07.10.2020

“People can’t ignore it anymore”: Across the country, minorities hit hardest by pandemic

“People can’t ignore it anymore”: Across the country, minorities hit hardest by pandemic Photo by Bebeto Matthews, AP

The story of Covid-19's trajectory isn’t blue to red. It’s Black and brown.

As the disease caused by the novel coronavirus has moved from coastal big cities to conservative states, political pundits and analysts have declared that “Trump country” is under siege.

But the politicization of the pandemic hides an enduring reality: It’s Black, Latino and Native American populations that are bearing the brunt of the disease.

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