Black Women- The most vulnerable in the wake of the COVID-19 Global Pandemic.
By: Imani Harris
As we head into May, no one knew the novel Coronavirus would fester into a global pandemic causing over 50,000 deaths in the United States alone. In the beginning, many coined COVID-19 as “the great equalizer,” claiming the virus does not discriminate. But as states continue to release statistics breaking down COVID-19 cases by race, it is evident that the virus is more of a magnifier, amplifying racial disparities rooted in our country – especially as it relates to the African American community.