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Pandemic Compounds Inequities



by Ellie Ashford

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating inequities for many African-American students in California, according to community college leaders.

Compton College has always targeted assistance to African-American students and others in need, but the pandemic has “made it more clear about their lack of basic needs,” said President Keith Curry. “COVID is adding another layer of impact.”

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