The Pandemic Could Lead to More Discrimination against Black People

By: Amy R. Krosch,  Scientific American Blog Network
Wed, 04/22/2020

African-Americans are already afflicted disproportionately by COVID-19, but economic collapse could make things even worse, writes Amy Krosch, assistant professor of psychology, in an op-ed in Scientific American Blog Network.

"Ventilator shortages are looming, and unemployment in the United States has surged to the highest levels since the Great Depression," she writes in the article. "As doctors make triage decisions and employers consider whom to lay off next, will people of color find themselves on the losing side of these decisions?

Read the story on the Scientific American website.


   Amy Krosch