During the past month and a half, as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded in the United States and mounting data showed its disproportionate effect on African Americans and other minorities, Evelynn Hammonds, Rosenkrantz professor of the history of science and professor in African and African American studeis, has been holding weekly video-chat discussions on race and epidemics.
Richard Gilder, a billionaire investor and benefactor who was instrumental in revitalizing two neglected exemplars of American democracy — the study of American history and Central Park — died on Tuesday at his home in Charlottesville, Va. He was 87.
The Hutchins Family Foundation is proud to help international humanitarian relief organization CARE in launching its first-ever domestic relief program in response to COVID-19 with “CARE Packages” of thousands of nutritious meals.
“Coronavirus has not created health disparities,” [David Williams] said Thursday during a conversation on “Epidemics and Health Disparities in African American Communities" at Harvard’s Hutchins Center. “What it has done is it highlighted these disparities.”