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Opinion | This is why some black men fear wearing face masks during a pandemic

April 8, 2020 | 7:44 PM GMT
Some African American men are criminalized in public spaces, says sociologist Dr. Rashawn Ray. It makes it harder for them to wear face masks during a pandemic.