How COVID-19 is exacerbating Detroit’s poverty and racial inequality

PBS NewsHour

Apr 13, 2020

Low-income Americans are bearing the brunt of COVID-19. Detroit, a city already facing steep economic and racial inequalities, has emerged as a virus hot spot. John Yang reports and talks to the United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s Darienne Hudson about families struggling to fulfill their basic needs and access vital information about the pandemic, as well as how nonprofits are being affected.

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