Racism Made COVID Worse — Scholars Just Proved It

Knowledge of racial disparity made whites indifferent. That means we must discuss these disparities in a new way

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Now we have proof.

Racism, in the form of white racial indifference, almost certainly made the COVID pandemic in the U.S. worse than it otherwise would have been.

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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)