COVAC Issues Statement on Structural Racism and Public Health

Our Statement on Racism and Public Health: COVAC

George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Ahmaud Arbery. Tony McDade. As we mourn these victims of racist violence committed by police and others, along with countless other Black men and women killed in racist acts, we also mourn the thousands of Black people that have died at disproportionate rates from COVID-19. These deaths are not only a deeply disturbing stain on the fabric of justice, they result from racism, a pervasive public health threat as real and as devastating as COVID-19. read more…