director: scott perry
dp: anthony carella
producer: francesco rizzo and sean gordon-loebl
editor: scott perry
color: carlos flores
sound design: nikolay antonov
gaffer: moe larena
sound: olaitan agueh
score: "little notes" by daniel hart
Fashion designer Dapper Dan is synonymous with Harlem, a borough which has been especially hard-hit by the COVID-19 crisis.
Since the pandemic arrived stateside, people of color have been disproportionately impacted. According to the Department of Health Pacific Islander, Latino, Indigenous, and Black Americans all have a COVID-19 death rate of double or more than White and Asian Americans.
Misinformation and fear have prevented many from taking the vaccine, but the concerns are rooted in a complex history. Medical racism is a legitimate concern, and in the past black bodies have been exploited in ways that have permanently undermined trust.
Please visit cdc.gov for more information on the COVID-19 vaccines.