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Black employment rates are plummeting, and the evolving wealth and income hit could fall on the shoulders of those ill-equipped to bear it. By Jeanna Smialek and Jim Tankersley. Black Americans have been slightly more likely to lose jobs or income in the recession that took root as states locked down their economies. They are more worried about the financial toll from the virus than white Americans and have far fewer resources available to ride it out, given that they earn less money and have had less ability to build wealth.

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Black and Latino Families’ Employment and Financial Well-Being

Black and African American Communities and Mental Health | Mental Health America

However, the historical Black and African American experience in America has and continues to be characterized by trauma and violence more often than for their White counterparts and impacts emotional and mental health of both youth and adults. See prevalence statistics below. Historical dehumanization, oppression, and violence against Black and African American people has evolved into present day racism - structural, institutional, and individual — and cultivates a uniquely mistrustful and less affluent community experience, characterized by a myriad of disparities including inadequate access to and delivery of care in the health system. Processing and dealing with layers of individual trauma on top of new mass traumas from COVID uncertainty, isolation, grief from financial or human losses , police brutality and its fetishization in news media, and divisive political rhetoric adds compounding layers of complexity for individuals to responsibly manage.

Many Black and Asian Americans Say They Have Experienced Discrimination Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

As tens of millions of Americans file for unemployment insurance, a new nationally representative survey found that, as of late March and early April, just over 4 in 10 nonelderly Black adults belong to families in which someone lost a job, was furloughed or had hours cut, or lost work-related income because of the coronavirus outbreak. Although the employment-related losses closely followed the national average Before the crisis hit, many Black and Latino workers held jobs done outside the home. Only
Black Americans, a group that has been hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus outbreak , have been paying closer attention to many elements of the outbreak — and discussing it more frequently with other people — than other U. But black adults were much more likely than whites and somewhat more likely than Hispanic adults to frequently discuss the COVID outbreak with other people. This analysis of how black Americans follow many coronavirus topics more closely than white and Hispanic Americans is based on a survey of 10, U. Recruiting our panelists by phone or mail ensures that nearly all U. To further ensure that each survey reflects a balanced cross section of the nation, the data is weighted to match the U.