AISHA C. YOUNG

AISHA C YOUNG
June 18, 2021  |  By AISHA C. YOUNG

In March 17, 2020, I became aware of the COVID-19 pandemic. At that time, I was not aware of the severity of it, nor the lives that would be lost. I did know that it was negatively affecting senior citizens, which was heartbreaking for me as a gerontologist. African- Americans were dying at a disproportionate rate from this terrible disease. I’m am a person living with a disability. What other effects would this have on me? Hindsight is 2020. Here are a few ways covid strengthened my faith as a Black Catholic:


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