The Economic Effects of COVID-19 on the African American Community
African Americans are overrepresented in the lowest-paying jobs and have also seen the lowest wage growth compared to other groups of Americans. In Boston, the median net worth of an African American, is $8. The COVID-19 pandemic has once again put a spotlight on the racial and wealth divide that exists in the African American Community. As part of the "Race in the Public Dialogues Series” a panel including Michael Curry, Esq., Deputy CEO & General Counsel, The Mass League of Community Health Centers and current member of the National NAACP Board of Directors and Segun Idowu, Executive Director Black Economic Council of Massachusetts (BECMA) will discuss the current situation. Boston 25 News journalist Crystal Haynes will moderate.
May 21, 2020 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)" -WGBH