In addition to wildly differing protocols at all levels of government, the fact remains: Science and data collection are anything but neutral.
Although the rapidly decreasing access to abortion will have a profound impact on many people, some communities will bear the brunt of these inequities. These same communities have been heavily affected by COVID-19 infection and death.
The complex, comforting allure of not being seen.
Reflections on Blackness, Queerness and Covid-19.
The community is often rendered invisible within the larger Black and Muslim populations.
We mustn’t be fooled: it isn’t COVID-19 now, abortions later. Immediate access to services for both are equally crucial.
The solution to coronavirus cannot be simply falling back on a practice that is already known to cause significant damage to incarcerated people’s mental and physical health.
Let’s use Bonita’s experience and the experiences of others to help us navigate this crisis. We are better together.
Social media is reshaping the medical industry’s abuse or, at least, the extent to which that abuse can be shared. It also provides a platform where workers can reinforce dangerous beliefs.
It’s unlikely that this will be the last algorithm to show bias against Black patients.