Silicon Valley lawmaker examines links between racism, the environment and COVID-19

7/17/20 During a committee hearing this week, U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren of San Jose said the coronavirus pandemic has clearly exposed systemic racism in the United States.
“It didn’t create it, but it revealed the divisions” she said. “We have an opportunity now to examine the broad scope of that and to come up with a path forward for change.”
The congresswoman was speaking at a virtual hearing to discuss the links between racism, environmental hazards and the coronavirus pandemic. Key Words: Equity