A local resident stands in front of a makeshift memorial honoring George Floyd, at the spot where he was taken into custody, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., June 1, 2020.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Race, Police & the Pandemic

June 2, 2020 // LISTEN
As streets across America erupt into clashes over racism during the coronavirus pandemic, Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker examines a connection between George Floyd's death and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 deaths among African Americans.

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"We have few weapons. The virus has them all. But with the few we have, we are trying to resist and fight back."
FRANCESCA MANGIATORDI, senior ER doctor at Cremona Hospital