The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Amplifying America’s Racism

There’s a pandemic within a pandemic

Credit: Niall Carson — PA Images/Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic continues to expose and amplify the racism ingrained into American life and the U.S. health care system. “Black people are being forced to swallow the twin sorrows of a deadly pandemic and our own murders being made public spectacle,” writes Tirhakah Love for LEVEL.

--

--

--

A blog from Medium for Covid-19 news, advice, and commentary.

Recommended from Medium

April Jobs Report Shows Record Unemployment

5 Long-Reads for the Weekend

Six Questions for USAID’s New COVID-19 Task Force Executive Director

FDA Warns That Pulse Oximeters Are Less Accurate on Darker Skin

India’s COVID-19 Crisis

5 Criteria for Easing Lockdowns

How Coronavirus Hit Coffee Culture

Mental Health and Covid-19: Hitting ‘Surge Capacity’ and Vacation Risks

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Coronavirus Blog Team

Coronavirus Blog Team

A real-time resource for news, advice, and commentary brought to you by Medium.

More from Medium

Michael Pollack Obituary

Ruby Red

Bring Back Serendipity

Ukraine: Sunflower in a Field of Fire (Comparative Analysis with Vietnam: Lotus in a Sea of Fire)