Gov. signs order creating coronavirus task force on racial disparities 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed Executive Order No. 2020-55 that creates the Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities.  It comes as the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted communities of color throughout Michigan. For example, while African Americans represent 13.6% of the state’s population, they make up a staggering 40% of the deaths from … Continue reading Gov. signs order creating coronavirus task force on racial disparities