Since the Bay Area's shelter-in-place order took effect over 11 weeks ago, we’ve been hearing the voices and opinions of a mix of people to find out how they are dealing with these extraordinary times. In these past months, we’ve learned a lot about the virus. It has affected our work, our lives, and revealed longstanding racial disparities. In some states, black Americans are more than three to seven times more likely to die from COVID-19 than whites. So, when the video of the police killing of George Floyd sparked uprisings and protests across the country, thousands of residents gathered and put their lives at risk to protest something bigger. It’s Day By Day: KALW's Quarantine Diaries.
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