PBS NewsHour

The mental toll of COVID, police violence on Black Americans

Clip: 06/21/2021 | 8m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

COVID-19 has taken a disproportionate physical toll on people of color — especially Black Americans, who are nearly three times as likely to be hospitalized and twice as likely to die from it than whites. Experts are now also warning of the longer-term mental health toll this last year has taken on those same communities and historical disparities it highlights. Stephanie Sy reports.

Aired: 06/21/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. …