In fact, the last time there was specific legislation targeting inequality and advancing the cause of justice was the civil rights and voting rights acts of 1964 and 1965. That was a helluva long tieME ago!
It is highly unfathomable that another president, Democrat or Republican would have overridden his own task force for example and pushed the FDA to start trying the hydroxychloroquine/azithromycin cocktail that was already being used in France for Covid-19 treament. This may very well save lives.
However, nations across the Pan-African world where the virus has still not yet spread as widely still have the opportunity to stem the spread by heeding lessons learned from the current hotspots including widespread testing, face covering and general hygiene.
In addition to stemming the spread of the virus, African nations in particular have the opportunity to invent a brand-new paradigm for their own economies. With the usual reliance on western nations and China now at a standstill, African nations must now develop new ways of providing food, healthcare and other services for their populations.
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