Making It Plain: Black Women and COVID-19: the Virus, the Variants, and the Vaccine

Event Details

Date: Mar 02, 2021 Location: Online


In this episode of Making It Plain, some of America's top Black medical experts came together for a virtual town hall centered on answering COVID-19 questions. This event was hosted by the Black Coalition Against COVID-19 (BCAC) and SistersUnited4Reform.

Watch the event recording on YouTube.

Panel experts include:

  • Dr. Glenda Glover, International President and CEO of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Star Jones, Attorney and Media Personality
  • Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
  • Dr. Dee Banks-Bright, Northeast Ohio Infectious Disease Associates
  • Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President of Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Dr. Siham Mahgoub, Howard University
  • Dr. Lilly Immergluck, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Dr. Nancy Messonier, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dr. Bechara Choucair, Vaccine Lead for the White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
  • Lola A. Williams, Health and Human Services
  • Debra Fraser-Howze, Choose Healthy Life, Black Clergy Action Plan
  • Dr. Shelly McDonald Pinkett, Chief of Internal Medicine at Howard University Hospital
  • Dr. Melissa Clarke, Black Coalition Against COVID-19