Ousted Navy Commander Controversy; Racial Inequality And COVID-19

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Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is facing calls to resign after he criticized now-ousted USS Theodore Roosevelt Commander Brett Crozier, who was removed from his post after raising concerns about the spread of the coronavirus on his ship. NPR Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman joins us to discuss the latest. And, Dr. Uché Blackstock, an urgent care doctor in clinics in Brooklyn, joins us to discuss why the coronavirus is disproportionately affecting black Americans. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's April 7, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on April 7, 2020.


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