Black Celebrities Are Encouraging Americans to Wear Face Masks in New PSA

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In mid-July, the CDC published a study that found that the percentage of Black Americans who report wearing a mask at all times in public and social spaces is 16% higher than the percentage of all Americans wearing a face mask outside of their homes (79% compared to 63%). However, the CDC also found that both Latinx and Black Americans across the United States are three times more likely to be infected as their white neighbors, and two times more likely to die from the virus than white people. 

To support those Black Americans who have been disproportionally impacted by the pandemic, the Ad Council, CDC, CDC Foundation and the U.S.



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