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Kamala Harris: Black Americans Are Always the Hardest Hit in Times of Crisis
WESH-TV (NBC 2; Orlando, Fla.)

Name: WESH-TV (NBC 2; Orlando, Fla.)


Late Night with Seth Meyers

Name: Late Night with Seth Meyers


Seth Meyers

Name: Seth Meyers

Employment: NBC

Position: Actor

, Kamala Harris

Name: Kamala Harris

Employment: U.S. Senate

Position: Senator

Event location
04/08/2020 02:40 am
JBDiaz (staff)
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT The role ░░░░░░░░ the responsibility he has ░░░░░░░░ save lives Seth What ░░░░░░░░ the communities or you ░░░░░░░░ what we consider not ░░░░░░░░ how communities are being ░░░░░░░░ but minority communities are ░░░░░░░░ hit even harder by ░░░░░░░░ Is there anything to ░░░░░░░░ as far as how ░░░░░░░░ address that now and ░░░░░░░░ importantly how to address ░░░░░░░░ is at the root ░░░░░░░░ that when this does ░░░░░░░░ to pass because obviously ░░░░░░░░ is baked into society ░░░░░░░░ fact that every time ░░░░░░░░ goes wrong in this ░░░░░░░░ it does seem like ░░░░░░░░ of color are the ░░░░░░░░ hit I mean its ░░░░░░░░ least of these Those ░░░░░░░░ have always been at ░░░░░░░░ short end of the ░░░░░░░░ in a moment of ░░░░░░░░ it becomes even more ░░░░░░░░ and in this case ░░░░░░░░ more fatal so we ░░░░░░░░ long had historically because ░░░░░░░░ a number of issues ░░░░░░░░ are about systemic and ░░░░░░░░ racism and just inequities ░░░░░░░░ the board in terms ░░░░░░░░ bringing resources equally in ░░░░░░░░ way that is equitable ░░░░░░░░ just equal but equitable ░░░░░░░░ so you see the ░░░░░░░░ based on race in ░░░░░░░░ care economic disparities educational ░░░░░░░░ On the point of ░░░░░░░░ care African Americans 20 ░░░░░░░░ likely to have asthma ░░░░░░░░ more likely to have ░░░░░░░░ blood pressure black women ░░░░░░░░ three times more likely ░░░░░░░░ white women to have ░░░░░░░░ which is an autoimmune ░░░░░░░░ Sickle cell anemia any ░░░░░░░░ of respiratory illness or ░░░░░░░░ can be lethal in ░░░░░░░░ to those who have ░░░░░░░░ cell anemia So what ░░░░░░░░ re seeing is all ░░░░░░░░ that coupled with a ░░░░░░░░ of resources in those ░░░░░░░░ where people of color ░░░░░░░░ poor people live just ░░░░░░░░ what was a preexisting ░░░░░░░░ And but this is ░░░░░░░░ moment where we can ░░░░░░░░ think about how we ░░░░░░░░ and systemically improve these ░░░░░░░░ One of the things ░░░░░░░░ ve been calling for ░░░░░░░░ that the federal government ░░░░░░░░ to collect the data ░░░░░░░░ the disparities as it ░░░░░░░░ affected these communities in ░░░░░░░░ of the Coronavirus Covid ░░░░░░░░ and what we need ░░░░░░░░ terms of resources in ░░░░░░░░ communities The federal government ░░░░░░░░ be tracking this so ░░░░░░░░ can deploy the resources ░░░░░░░░ they re needed and ░░░░░░░░ frankly is one of ░░░░░░░░ biggest problems is that ░░░░░░░░ president has not been ░░░░░░░░ deploying resources Let s ░░░░░░░░ about the national the ░░░░░░░░ Production Act which he ░░░░░░░░ slow to deal with ░░░░░░░░ still has not done ░░░░░░░░ as it relates to ░░░░░░░░ as it relates to ░░░░░░░░ just an utter lack ░░░░░░░░ leadership utter lack of ░░░░░░░░ Seth We so appreciate ░░░░░░░░ And let me just ░░░░░░░░ something That is why ░░░░░░░░ matter because these are ░░░░░░░░ moments in time when ░░░░░░░░ need our elected leaders ░░░░░░░░ lead We need people ░░░░░░░░ those offices who understand ░░░░░░░░ their role there is ░░░░░░░░ about taking care of ░░░░░░░░ It s about taking ░░░░░░░░ of others it s ░░░░░░░░ nobility of public service ░░░░░░░░ s about the importance ░░░░░░░░ the integrity of holding ░░░░░░░░ offices in the public ░░░░░░░░ And we have a ░░░░░░░░ in the White House ░░░░░░░░ doesn t get it ░░░░░░░░ When we come back, I
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