How to Check Your Privilege During a Pandemic

Recognize that COVID-19 will hit the poor and the marginalized the hardest

Kathryn Dillon
GEN
Published in
5 min readMar 11, 2020

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A man wears a protective mask on February 29, 2020 in Milan, Italy. Photo: Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images

AsAs we watch coronavirus spread across the United States, many of us are trying to stay sensible but be prepared. We’re keeping up with the science and taking practical, yet effective, steps to help contain the spread of disease. And we’re telling ourselves we’re…

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Kathryn Dillon
GEN
Writer for

Life’s a journey. Sometimes a peaceful hike in the woods, sometimes a screaming joyride down a dark highway. I’m on a quest to discover my truth by sharing it.