Monday, May 18, 2020
This sobering report from the Los Angeles Times by Hailey Branson Potts, Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, Matt Stiles, and Andrew J. Campa take a kook at the composition of the "essential workers" during the global pandemic:
Health experts say one of the main reasons Latinos are especially vulnerable to COVID-19 is that many work in such low-paying jobs, which require them to leave home and interact with the public. Along with black people, Latinos have borne the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic in California and other parts of the United States, becoming infected and dying at disproportionately high rates." (bold added).