PBS NewsHour

Chicago's mayor on racial disparities in COVID-19 data

Clip: 04/07/2020 | 7m 11s Video has closed captioning.

According to early data about the scope of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., COVID-19 is hitting Americans of color especially hard. The CDC has not published racial breakdowns of deaths, but some states are -- and they show that patients dying of the disease are disproportionately black. That trend is evident in Chicago, whose mayor, Lori Lightfoot, joins Yamiche Alcindor to discuss.

Aired: 04/07/20

Rating: NR

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