Many Black people are unable to walk around their neighborhoods without fear of detainment and arrest.
Black women have always been essential workers, but our labor is no longer free and should no longer be forced. We should not have to sacrifice our lives for the U.S. economy to function.
For those of us who have the luxury to work from home at this time, our return to work should not force harm on others.
Black communities in the United States are more vulnerable to COVID-19 due to racial, wealth and health care discrimination. The Health Equity Cypher discusses what we should demand from our elected officials and ways to stay safe and connected during this pandemic.