Author(s)/Creator(s)

Tyra JeanFollow

Description/Abstract

Although police brutality and COVID-19 are separate tragedies, they intersect. This brief describes how, from COVID-19 to police brutality, the U.S. black population consistently bears the burden of life-threatening consequences due to structural racism throughout multiple institutions.

Document Type

Issue Brief

Keywords

COVID-19, Coronavirus, police brutality, social justice

Disciplines

Race and Ethnicity | Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance | Social Justice

Date

6-16-2020

Acknowledgements

The author would like to thank Shannon Monnat for comments on earlier drafts of this brief.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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