“Why African Americans Were More Likely to Die During the 1918 Flu Pandemic”, Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan Explains in the History Channel

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African American family and Red Cross personnel in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Red Cross brought food to an African American family in Charlotte, North Carolina. They arrived too late for the mother, who had just died. / Credit: The National Archives

Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan explains how African Americans lived during the the 1918 influenza epidemic to the History Channel. Her insights come from her research about the 1918 Influenza Pandemic and Racial Disparities.

Read the story on the History Channel.