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Covid-19 and Climate Change Are Killing Black Women

Climate change impacts how the disease spreads, and racism affects how Black women are treated

An elderly Black woman as a patient at the hospital.
Photo: ER Productions Limited/Getty Images

Ask me about my last visit to the emergency room as a Black woman, and I can tell you the story of how I left the hospital more traumatized and in worse shape than when I arrived seeking help. Similar stories could be…

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