We’re taking a break from the short stories this week.
After a year of the world dealing with COVID, commentators and researchers have noted how the pandemic revealed or exacerbated the vulnerability of African Americans and other people of color in terms of health, in the workforce, in primary and secondary schools, and in neighborhoods and homes.
Alright, but let’s now consider how the pandemic has affected college students, especially SIUE students.
What’s one notable way that the pandemic has revealed or exacerbated challenges concerning African Americans or students of color at SIUE?
Or, what's one notable way that the pandemic has revealed or exacerbated challenges that you face at SIUE as an African American or student of color?
Briefly explain in a few sentences.