Fact check! Dan Patrick blames African Americans for COVID spread

By: Roy Douglas Malonson

Now, I have heard some racist junk in my time and, unfortunately, it just doesn’t get any better – or easier – to listen to politicians say the damndest things against our Black people.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is blaming unvaccinated Black people for the COVID-19 surge in Texas and across the nation. His sources for this claim? An incorrect Facebook post.

Patrick made the remarks recently on a Fox News segment when questioned about the latest COVID-19 surge.

“The COVID is spreading particularly, most of the numbers are with the unvaccinated and the Democrats like


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