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Power outages affected millions of Texans, but Black and brown people have been hit the hardest

Even before the power went out, Rivi Mitchell was struggling. She’d lost work because of the pandemic—like many professional Black nannies in Texas—and struggled with health issues like sickle cell anemia, diabetes, and asthma. The 56-year-old sleeps with the aid of a machine, but suddenly in the middle of the night without warning, she had […]