• 2020 Taught Us: COVID-19 Exposed Depth Of Institutionalized Racism

    22 days ago - By Essence

    By Dr. Joia Crear-Perry · December 29, 2020December 29, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has fully exposed how the belief in a hierarchy of human value based upon skin color causes Black and Brown bodies to be utilized for essential work while not ensuring their safety and protection. This is a continuation of a long-held value in the United States-and other colonized nations-that sacrificing lives for the sake of the economy is not only inevitable but necessary for the country to thrive. The Darwinian “survival of the fittest” evolutionary theory was clear in defining the fittest as white, male...
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