Racial and social inequities are becoming a theme of this pandemic. Early data from around the country indicate that black, Latino, and elderly people appear to be dying at higher rates from COVID 19. Anecdotal evidence suggests the disparities are quite stark. Our guest is Los Angeles District 8 Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson, who represents South L.A. [Advertisement] This L.A. Times podcast is presented to you by Blue Shield of California. The fight is tough, but so are you. Thank you, front line.