How systemic racism led to COVID-19’s rapid spread among people of color | USA TODAY

How systemic racism led to COVID-19's rapid spread among people of color | USA TODAY 1

 

How racist policies led to COVID-19 inequities.
RELATED: Systemic racism: What is it exactly, and how do we fight it?

Racist policies have led to COVID-19 being more dangerous and deadly for Black, Latino, Asian and Indigenous Americans than for white Americans.

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24 Comments on "How systemic racism led to COVID-19’s rapid spread among people of color | USA TODAY"

  1. Lmao..

  2. Maybe it was the protests

  3. Wow always blaming other things. I see every day large gatherings of people of color with no masks. Thats not racism

  4. This is the same media that never once suggested that people could be at greater risk for getting covid while protesting. The same media that encouraged protests in fact!

  5. Mr. Flapjack Presents | October 14, 2020 at 6:28 PM | Reply

    This has got so ridiculous, that it’s bewildering how people don’t realize we are literally living in a communist utopia.

  6. Michael Stella | October 14, 2020 at 6:33 PM | Reply

    You guys are really reaching now huh? You’ve outlined that there is a disparate impact on black peoples but have zero actual evidence that it’s a product of racism… just the same tired talking points. This is why nobody trusts the media.

  7. What’s race has to do with getting sick? Media and small-minded Americans Blame everything on “systemic” racism, COVID and Trump. OMG! That’s all I heard in 2020. And I’m not even a white person.

    • The Masked Avenger | October 14, 2020 at 9:15 PM | Reply

      I mostly agree – but there are genetic diseases that are race-specific, like sickle-cell anemia, cystic fibrosis, Tay-Sachs disease, etc. How they could be called racist, though, is beyond me.

    • @The Masked Avenger How about “ What’s race has to do with infectious diseases?” Are bacteria’s, viruses partial to color of the skin?

  8. teh racismz is gonna get ya!

  9. this is ridiculous

  10. Prince Bytor Frunobulax | October 14, 2020 at 6:52 PM | Reply

    Think it may have been all the crowd gathering at the protests instead of social distancing and staying safe?

  11. Some of these “news makers” should be prosecuted.

  12. yo you got any more twitter buzzwords you wanna cram into that title?

  13. This is fake news bcause he didn’t mention trump

  14. heystarfish100 | October 14, 2020 at 7:03 PM | Reply

    Correlation has nothing to do with causation. This is completely insane leftist propaganda.

  15. Look up Mockingbird Media. This is all orchestrated & False.
    Once you see the truth, you cannot unsee it.

  16. How do liberals explain racism to conservatives? They talk about how inferior minorities are.

  17. The Masked Avenger | October 14, 2020 at 9:07 PM | Reply

    Who knew a virus – something that’s not even alive – could be racist? I think we all need a comprehensive list of everything in the world that’s racist so we don’t offend others.

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