Article de blog - Covid-19 and the "Strong Black Woman"

The Gender Policy Report, University of Minnesota, 9 juin 2020

Par Evelyn M. Simien, professeure de science politique, University of Connecticut, Storrs.

Early data has shown that COVID-19 is adversely impacting areas marked by high-density living spaces where residents cannot buy healthy food and “sheltering in place” is not an option. Poor Black women are among the hardest hit and least able to rebound from the impacts of this pandemic. At the same time, Black women figure prominently in accounts of ongoing health disparities that dub them agents of contagion, a demographic group with a particularly high infection rate of the coronavirus.

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