Larry Jackson is raising the alarm on the huge number of Covid-19 cases in the Navajo Nation: ‘Why is there no news coverage for us?’

Larry Jackson, 16, would not describe himself as “political”. Last night he was celebrating the end of his junior year exams by eating chicken wings, playing Fortnite and FaceTiming his friends.

But last month, Jackson unwittingly went viral after he released a TikTok video raising the alarm on the huge number of Covid-19 cases hitting the Navajo Nation, a territory occupying parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico.

We are seeing real-time the disproportionate impact of Covid-19.

Thx for making this educational vid @jojojackson18 pic.twitter.com/F4eJlAsh3s

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