Join WGBH and The Boston Globe for the first in a series of virtual forums examining race and inequality in Massachusetts. Produced in partnership with the NAACP Boston Branch and WORLD Channel, The State of Race kicks off with a discussion on the intersection of race and COVID-19. The State of Race: COVID-19 focuses on the inequities facing Black communities in health, personal income, education and more, made far worse by the pandemic. The panel discussion features:

* Adrian Walker
Metro Columnist, The Boston Globe

* Dr. Thea James
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine

* Tanisha Sullivan, Esq.
President, NAACP Boston Branch

The discussion is moderated by award-winning journalist and frequent contributor to WGBH’s “Beat The Press,” Dan Lothian.