Mississippi’s Black Residents Face Broadband, Transportation Barriers With Covid Vaccinations

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    Unreliable internet and public transportation are the main hurdles faced by Black Americans trying to receive Covid-19 vaccinations in the Mississippi Delta region. NBC News’ Priscilla Thompson reports.

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