Among the reasons COVID-19 is worse for black communities: Police violence

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Berkeley Center for Social Medicine faculty affiliate Denise Herd is quoted in this Berkeley News article about her work on police violence, a largely unexamined factor in high rates of Covid-19 among African Americans. Herd's forthcoming article in Boston University Law Review discusses the trauma and stress caused by police violence in African American communities and the physical toll of that violence.

 
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