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Inadequate Data Obscures the Effects of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

A new report reveals that COVID-19 disproportionately impacts Black and brown communities—and inadequate data reporting is reinforcing these disparities. (The National Guard / Flickr)
Photo Credit: The National Guard / Flickr

A recent report shows how historical racism results in higher COVID-19 death rates among Black and brown people in the U.S.

Released by released by humanitarian organization devoted to ending poverty CARE, the report uses Rapid Gender Analysis (RGA)—a mode of examination designed to highlight the tangible effects of “historic and institutional systems of oppression, gender bias and racism targeting Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC).”

Read full article on Ms. Magazine

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