“Aware of these concerns, some of the most widely recognized Black clergy members in the U.S., including the Revs. Al Sharpton, Calvin Butts, and Jacques DeGraff have partnered to educate Black Americans about the coronavirus, new vaccines, and health disparities, imparting the importance of getting tested and providing access to COVID-19 testing for high-risk communities”.

“People just don’t just build trust upon you, they’ve got to know that they can rely on you, they’ve got to know, most importantly, that you understand this situation,” DeGraff said.

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