Posted on September 26, 2020 7:55 pm

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 21: Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) speaks during a Senate Special Committee of Aging hearing on The COVID-19 Pandemic and Seniors: A Look at Racial Health Disparities at the US Capitol on July 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. The committee is looking into the data that has been showing that communities of color have been disproportionately negatively affected by the spread of the coronavirus when compared to the caucasian population in the United States. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)