Tag: inequality

a black man sitting and looking sad

May 20, 2021

A Pew survey shows that Black people are still struggling economically as a result of COVID.

a person receives a COVID vaccine shot in the arm

February 24, 2021

White people are getting vaccinated at twice the rate of minorities, according to new data released by the state.

a black man in a face mask

December 31, 2020

New research shows that suicides didn’t increase overall during the first months of the pandemic, but they did among Black people.

nurses holding signs saying "Black Lives Matter"

November 24, 2020

The state’s largest hospital association, which includes Kalamazoo’s two hospitals, is taking steps to address the effects of racism in healthcare.

a black man in a face mask

September 29, 2020

Once affecting Black Michiganders at an outsize rate, COVID-19 infections and deaths are now more even.