Former Boston city councilor and mayoral candidate Tito Jackson joins award-winning journalist Dan Lothian to discuss his personal experience of testing positive for COVID-19, dealing with the fatal consequences of the virus, and the inequities faced by Black communities during the pandemic as part of "The State of Race" virtual forum series presented by WGBH and The Boston Globe.

Produced in partnership with the NAACP Boston Branch and WORLD Channel, "The State of Race" is a series of virtual forums examining race and inequality in Massachusetts. Stream the first full hour-long "The State of Race" panel discussion focusing on the intersection of COVID-19 and race.