Posts Tagged: DC COVID deaths

Ninety-Eight Percent of Washington DC’s COVID Deaths Are Black People

Although Black people account for just 40 percent of Washington D.C.’s population, they’ve made up 98 percent of the Capitol’s COVID-19 deaths since June. That’s according to data provided by, which reveals 49 of 50 people who have died over the past four months have been Black. Going back to the start of the pandemic,… Read more »