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One Million COVID-19 Deaths Is a Searing Indictment of Inequality in America
It was poverty that made the pandemic so deadly. We shouldn't compound the tragedy of 1 million COVID-19 deaths by letting it continue.
May 18, 2022
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, Tope Folarin
Originally in Newsweek
The U.S. has now reached the once unthinkable toll of 1 million deaths from COVID-19. How could this happen in the wealthiest country in the world?
In a word, because of poverty—and the policy choices that perpetuate it. Our task now is to make different choices.
Read the full article at Newsweek.