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Karen Attiah: Why Black Americans are hesitant about a vaccine

Karen Attiah: Why Black Americans are hesitant about a vaccine

For many Black Americans, generations of systemic medical racism and predatory experimentation on Black bodies have generated deep distrust of a system that was never built to serve them.
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