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Unmasked COVID-19 Townhall Series: The Vaccine and the Black Community


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When COVID-19 brought the world to a halt, the Black community was most impacted. The coronavirus endangered our health, our income, and our housing.

As our community struggled with continuing uncertainty and decisions about whether or not to vaccinate, we assembled leading public health experts for a virtual town hall. Watch this important conversation for updates on the spread of COVID-19, vaccine options, and other general information.

Moderator: Deborah Johnson, ABC News Senior National Affairs Correspondent


  • Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO
  • Dr. Chris Pernell, Public Health Physician
  • Dr. Reed Tuckson, Black Coalition Against COVID-19 Founding Member and CEO
  • Dr. Cameron Webb, Senior Policy Advisor for Equity, White House COVID Response Team

Partner: Ad Council