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A Pandemic That Disproportionately Kills Black People Is Not a ‘Great Equalizer’

Politicians like to say the coronavirus does not discriminate. But we now know that’s simply not true.

TThere’s a particularly obnoxious genre of platitude that’s become standard since the Covid-19 outbreak: The political call for unity. In his first coronavirus…



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Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD