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Food Deserts Are Their Own Pandemic Hot Spots

Amid horrifying Covid-19 racial disparities, America needs to expand access to healthy food

The line to get into a grocery store in Chicago, Illinois on May 1, 2020. Photo: Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images

There are a great many factors that have made African American communities more vulnerable to Covid-19. Economic disparities, unequal access to health care, and legacies of discrimination all unquestionably play big roles. But…

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