City Limits: Opinion: Disinvestment Deepens the Impact of COVID-19 and Racism in the Bronx

“The twin pandemics of COVID-19 and racial injustice that have ripped through this country the past six month have exposed and exacerbated long-standing inequities in our collective health, prosperity, and safety. Thousands of low-income people of color have died, millions of low-wage workers are out of a job, and Black people are experiencing violence, trauma, and oppression daily. As our leaders grapple with the events of the last few months and look to the difficult work of regrouping, rebuilding, and redressing these, we need a renewed focus on the communities that have been hit hardest. In New York City, that means focusing on places like The Bronx.”

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