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When Wearing a Mask Can Put Your Life In Danger

Photo caption: Aditya Saxena for Unsplash

The World Health Organisation’s policy is clear: you need to wear a face mask or some type of facial covering to protect yourself from catching COVID-19. However, this is easier said than done for a black person. Wearing a mask can put a black person’s life in grave danger.

Let’s be honest, we live in a world where black people are discriminated against based on pernicious…

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Rebecca Stevens A.

Rebecca Stevens A.

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I write about racism, but there are so many other things I would like to write about instead. Help me dismantle racism so that I can get to that.