For families of color, the pandemic brings an outsized financial hit

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is hitting families of color particularly hard.

A large majority, 86 percent, of Latino households with children and 66 percent of Black households with children reported serious financial problems during the outbreak, including depleting savings, trouble paying credit card bills and other debt, and affording medical care, according to a September poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public…

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