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Well-being and mental health amid COVID-19: Differences in resilience across minorities and whites

SPI and Brookings Institution researchers found that low-income African Americans remain the most optimistic of the race-income cohorts, according to the SPI’s Socioeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 survey. This population also reported significantly better mental health than their poor white counterparts. More generally, Hispanics and African Americans remain more optimistic than do whites in the face of the pandemic.

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