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Culture Shock: Low-income minorities are facing many new problems during this pandemic

By Colbi Edmonds | March 30, 2020 The coronavirus is disrupting everyone’s lives, but it is particularly devastating for the low-income minority cohort. I’m not sure that the government is doing enough. Minorities “are more likely to experience multidimensional poverty” than someone who is white, according to the American Psychological Association. So during a crisis such as the one we are facing now, low-income minorities must deal with many other challenges in addition to what everyone else is facing. One major problem is the lack of educational resources for students from low-income households. College students who rely heavily on ...