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Peeling back this pandemic's layers of inequality

WorldNews Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Peeling back this pandemic's layers of inequalityWashington (CNN)Scientific realities about the coronavirus pandemic have reached an unnerving turn: Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, is striking a uniquely heavy blow to people of color -- and especially to black Americans. Here's data straight from state websites as of Tuesday: In South Carolina, black Americans account for 56% of deaths, though the state's entire population is just 27% black. While black Americans represent 15% of Illinois' population, they account for 42% of deaths there. In Louisiana, 59% of people who've died from the disease are black, a group that makes up only one-third of the state's population. The Navajo Nation -- the country's largest Native American...
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