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Flashpoint 12/6/20: Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist discusses findings of study on COVID and minorities

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Sunday, December 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, December 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

DETROIT – The second surge of the coronavirus is leaving many asking for help from lawmakers in Washington.

And beyond COVID-19, can Washington work better for all Americans?

Michigan Republican Congressman Paul Mitchell is calling it quits and has a few parting thoughts.

Democratic Michigan Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin was also on Flashpoint Sunday and discussed what lawmakers are doing to help the millions of Americans waiting for help in Washington.

It was clear right out of the gate that the coronavirus was disproportionately affecting communities of color.

The governor assembled a task force led by Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist which this week released findings on a new study of the virus. The study examined how the coronavirus impacted communities of color differently. Gilchrist was on Flashpoint Sunday and discussed findings of the study.

Segment One

Michigan Democratic congresswoman, Elissa Slotkin

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Two

Michigan Republican congressman, Paul Mitchell

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint

Segment Three

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint
Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 episode of Flashpoint


About the Author:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.