Coronavirus Unveiled the Reality of the American Race System | Malaika Jabali | Opinion


Iu the same week, civil rights activists celebrated the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Brown vs. Board of Education, the United States observed another milestone: nearly 100,000 deaths caused by Covid-19. The first data indicate that black Americans represent a disproportionate number of victims. Sixty-six years after Brown partially overturned “separate but equal” doctrine – laying the groundwork for black Americans to have equal access to better schools, health care, and housing – this pandemic has laid bare a harsh reality : the country is always separate and always uneven.


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