Black community leaders combat distrust in COVID vaccine

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 07, 2021 3:16 PM CT | Published: January 06, 2021 7:25 PM CT

A fraught relationship between African Americans and the medical community has meant an uphill battle in building trust for the COVID-19 vaccine, but there are those in the community working to bridge that gap. 


COVID coronavirus vaccine Reginald Milton
Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


Want to comment on our stories or respond to others? Join the conversation by subscribing now. Only paid subscribers can add their thoughts or upvote/downvote comments. Our commenting policy can be viewed here