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Why Social Science? Because Institutional Racism Exacerbates our Health and Economic Challenges

Apr 21, 2020

By Allison, Plyer, ScD, Chief Demographer, The Data Center of Southeast Louisiana The COVID-19 epidemic is hitting African Americans particularly hard. As of this writing, 70% of all COVID-19 deaths in Louisiana are black residents in a state where only one-third of the population is black. To dateā€¦