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Reparations for Black American descendants of persons enslaved in the U.S. and their potential impact on SARS-CoV-2 transmission

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  • Richardson, Eugene T.
  • Malik, Momin M.
  • Darity, William A.
  • Mullen, A. Kirsten
  • Morse, Michelle E.
  • Malik, Maya
  • Maybank, Aletha
  • Bassett, Mary T.
  • Farmer, Paul E.
  • Worden, Lee
  • Jones, James Holland

Abstract

In the United States, Black Americans are suffering from a significantly disproportionate incidence of COVID-19. Going beyond mere epidemiological tallying, the potential for racial-justice interventions, including reparations payments, to ameliorate these disparities has not been adequately explored.

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  • Richardson, Eugene T. & Malik, Momin M. & Darity, William A. & Mullen, A. Kirsten & Morse, Michelle E. & Malik, Maya & Maybank, Aletha & Bassett, Mary T. & Farmer, Paul E. & Worden, Lee & Jones, James, 2021. "Reparations for Black American descendants of persons enslaved in the U.S. and their potential impact on SARS-CoV-2 transmission," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 276(C).
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:socmed:v:276:y:2021:i:c:s0277953621000733
    DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.113741
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