"Teachers were given a script to go along with a social justice and social activism lesson about BLM, anti-racism, protests, etc.
"During the time of COVID-19, the concept of social justice moved to the forefront of societal issues involving race privilege. There was a national awareness of past and present social injustices toward the African American communities.
Acknowledge the structural and systemic conditions (e.g. lack of healthy food option, more frequent use of public transportation, increased likelihood of being part of the “essential workforce” more exposure to pollutants and toxins, racial bias in medical treatment) that can cause health disparities and consequently lead to a higher rates of both pre-existing conditions (hypertension, diabetes, asthma, etc.) and COVID-19 in immigrant, African American, and Latinx communities “(NASP 2020).""
Submitted: Mar 28, 2021