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The High Cost Of COVID-19

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Jeff Bundy
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WFAE

The High Cost Of COVID-19

Through this series, we examine the disproportionate financial toll of COVID-19 on Black and Latino communities, including how it has affected individuals, families and businesses.

SERIES OVERVIEW

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David Boraks
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WFAE
Statistics show that people of color are at greater risk for health complications of COVID-19 because of underlying systemic and social factors. There's a similar disparity when it comes to family and business finances, plainly visible wherever people are seeking help.

DISCUSSIONS
  • The pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black and Latino communities. We sit down with Charlotte’s Black and Latino business leaders and analysts to understand what is behind these racial disparities and what solutions might lead us toward a more equitable economy. Time and Date: 9 a.m. Nov. 17, 2020
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    Jeff Bundy
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    WFAE
    Shutdowns during the coronavirus pandemic devastated the economy and hit Black and Latino communities especially hard. Business owners and workers made their living in industries that saw customers vanish such as health care, hospitality and transportation. Time and Date: 12 p.m. Nov. 20

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