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COVID-19: AFRICAN AMERICANS & RACIAL HEALTH DISPARITIES PART 2

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In the video below, Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua, Ph.D. provides a hard-hitting and thorough analysis of the racial disparities related to COVID-19 in this virtual discussion entitled The State of Georgia and Genocide. He explains the grossly disproportionate impact of COVID-19 infections and deaths among African Americans while highlighting the social conditions of anti-Black racial oppression, which makes African Americans especially vulnerable to COVID-19. Dr. Cha-Jua highlights the leading role the state of Georgia played in lifting safety restrictions, targeting businesses where African Americans gather, and the relationship between the coronavirus spread, white terrorism, and Black resistance.

 

remaining series schedule

Saturday, July 28 at 7 PM: COVID-19: Mental Health Challenges & Solutions

Tuesday, August 4 at 7 PM: The History of African Americans & Pandemics | Reflections of a COVID-19 Survivor

Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 PM: COVID-19: Mass Surveillance & Facial Recognition – Technologies of Oppression. In Tribute to Michigan State Representative Isaac Robinson

 

WATCH NOW - previous installments

Tuesday, July 20 at 7 PM: Environmental Racism Goes Viral