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Why Is the Pandemic Killing So Many Black Americans?

Why Is the Pandemic Killing So Many Black Americans?

Update: 2020-05-2033
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Some have called the pandemic “the great equalizer.”  But the coronavirus is killing black Americans at staggeringly higher rates than white Americans. Today, we explore why. Guest: Linda Villarosa, a writer for The New York Times Magazine covering racial health disparities, who spoke to Nicole Charles in New Orleans, La. about the death of her husband, Cornell Charles, known as Dickey. He was 51. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily 

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Sonia Avery

wait! I know there is racism. but how the heck can I virus be racist. I don't agree with this stuff and my kids are bi racial but this is nonsense

May 20th
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Toya W

P.S.A I HAVEN'T HEARD OF MANY WHITES PASSING FROM COVID -19 YET.HOW MANY WHITES HAVE DIED FR PUT THE NUMBERS OUT??!! YOU WHITES YOUR ANCESTORS SHOULD HAVE LEFT US ALONE....WE WE'RE NOT BOTHERING WITH YOUR PEOPLE YOUR PEOPLE BOTHER US...SO NOW YOUR ALL SET OUT TO KILL OUR PEOPLE QUESTION IS WHYY??EVERYTHING THIS LADY HAS MENTIONED IS EVERYWHERE....IM STILL WAITING ON THE KARMA FOR YOU THAT DON'T TRULY LIKE US.

May 20th
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Toya W

I WOULD'VE WENT TO SEE THOSE RESULTS.BECAUSE THIS SHOW IS ON ""WHY SOO MANY BLACKS ARE DYING FROM COVID-19"",IT'S NOT JUST THAT MAN-MADE WATEVR IT IS SOO CALLED VIRUS THEY CAN PUT THAT MESS IN OUR PEOPLE AS WELL....

May 20th
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Brave chicken KFC

It's cause of vitamin d deficiency.. End of story.

May 20th
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Why Is the Pandemic Killing So Many Black Americans?

Why Is the Pandemic Killing So Many Black Americans?