Visual Column: Photojournalist expresses concern
over COVID-19 outbreaks in African American communities

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Junior photojournalist Justin Hudson photographs himself while wearing a mask and abiding by Centers of Disease Control recommendations to protect himself and others from COVID-19. According to the CDC, 33% of hospitalized patients were black and 92.3% of deaths out of 100,000 people in New York were as well. "African Americans are experiencing an excessive COVID-19 death toll," Hudson said. "This further reveals the dark legacy of racial inequality in America."

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