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Stateside: Michigan COVID vaccine data by race; anti-Asian hate; college life during pandemic

Feb 24, 2021

Who is getting the vaccine? According to the data, mainly white Michiganders. We explore what that means and what is being done to ensure a more equitable distribution.
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Today on Stateside, the state and Michigan’s counties try to get on the same page, tracking who’s getting vaccinated by race. Also, naming the violence - and the fear - Asian Americans are living with during the pandemic. Plus, a snapshot of what college life is like during this pandemic year. 

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Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.

Data shows white Michiganders are getting the most COVID vaccines at this point

  • Kate Wells is a reporter for Michigan Radio

Why some Asian Americans are living with fear during the pandemic

  • Melissa May Borja is an assistant professor of American Culture at the University of Michigan

College in the time of COVID: What students are doing and feeling in this unprecedented year

  • Amanda Vogel is a first year graduate student at the University of Michigan’s College of Pharmacy
  • Theo Zangoulas is a senior studying political science