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Rahmell Peeples walks his Brooklyn neighborhood during an interview about the new coronavirus and its impact on the black community.  He is one of roughly 40 million black Americans deciding minute by minute whether to put their faith in the government and medicine during the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ve just been conditioned not to trust,” Peebles said.  (AP photo)

Rahmell Peeples walks his Brooklyn neighborhood during an interview about the new coronavirus and its impact on the black community. He is one of roughly 40 million black Americans deciding minute by minute whether to put their faith in the government and medicine during the coronavirus pandemic. “I’ve just been conditioned not to trust,” Peebles said. (AP photo)

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Coronavirus Hits Black Community Harder

Amid crisis, black mistrust of medicine also looms

Black Americans deciding minute by minute whether to put their faith in government and the medical community during the coronavirus pandemic