The pandemic exposed America’s inequality. And then it made it worse. “About half of the employment lost between February and April has been recovered. But the pain is not spread evenly.” WaPo: The covid-19 recession is the most unequal in modern U.S. history. Some Americans were baking bread. Others were standing in line for it.

+ ProPublica: The Students Left Behind by Remote Learning.

+ “Draw a map of Chicago and shade the areas with more poverty, pollution and coronavirus. It will start to look like being Black is a pre-existing condition.” CityLab: Mapping the Disparities That Bred an Unequal Pandemic.