Why Some People Of Color Say They Won't Wear Homemade Masks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that all Americans wear homemade face coverings in public to help stem the spread of coronavirus.

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    The wait is not over. At least, not yet. New York City remains Ground Zero for coronavirus. Coronavirus deaths here have long surpassed the number of New York fatalities on 9/11. As a blanket of ...
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  • Abuse Survivors, People Of Color Face Unique Barriers In Wearing Masks
    There is no criminal penalty for not wearing a face mask in public in Michigan, but businesses and venues can refuse people entry for it.
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