Controlling the spread of COVID-19 requires radical racial solidarity (Bridge Magazine):
"...a disturbing pattern is starting to emerge in the United States, as COVID-19 infections and deaths are clustering disproportionately communities of color, especially in African-American communities. In order to address these deaths, we must move beyond recommending individual behavior changes. We must commit to a radical racial solidarity that addresses historic systems of injustice."
Co-authored by William Lopez (Faculty Director of Public Scholarship at the National Center for Institutional Diversity and Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan) and Alford Young, Jr. (Faculty Director of Scholar Engagement and Leadership at the National Center for Institutional Diversity and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Sociology and Afroamerican & African Studies at the University of Michigan). Read the full article here.