Robert Cherry

black americans

Why are black Americans likelier to die of COVID than Latinos?

9 August 2020 4:34 am

Only part of the dramatic racial differences in age-adjusted COVID-19 death rates can be explained by racial differences. The remainder reflects a substantially lower black…

police

Don’t defund the police: reform them

20 June 2020 2:39 am

‘Nothing works if public space is unsafe,’ says the respected urban sociologist Patrick Sharkey. The ‘Defund the Police’ initiative demands…