White Media And Its Racist Coverage Of Monkeypox

It’s a textbook case in blatant racism

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There’s a new scary disease out there and it's called monkeypox. I should tell you straight away that this is a misnomer because the disease isn’t transmitted by monkeys (poor monkeys), it is transmitted by rats.

According to the World Health Organization, monkeypox is a viral zoonosis…

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