LAS Distinguished Professor Barbara Ransby Quoted by the Washington Post in Article about Recent Protests on Police Violence and COVID-19 Disparities among Races

The Washington Post quotes Barbara Ransby, UIC professor of African American studies, gender and women’s studies, and history; LAS distinguished professor; and director of the Social Justice Initiative, in an article on a convergence of issues surrounding economic inequality, police violence, and the toll of the coronavirus outbreak bringing about protests across the country over the disparities faced by black Americans and whether these events will serve as a turning point for the nation. (subscription may be required; story is also available here. ANI, a South Asia news agency, also cites her comments to the Post here.)