Psych Matters Blog
That social and racial injustice and inequity exist has been documented and studied for many decades. What the pandemic exposed in a more public way is how pervasive these disparities are, and the high cost they carry. Over this past year, African American, Native American and Latino-Hispanic populations have had significantly disproportionate higher rates of infections, hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19.
Vicious acts of discrimination have touched countless families and culminated in injuries and deaths.