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The Indiana NAACP announced on Friday it will help fund the installation of solar panels on the roof of a community center in Evansville.

The ¿QPM? team takes some time to reflect at the end of Season 5. They discuss how the episodes impacted them and how they’ve been getting through the year. Esperamos que las historias from this season have been a light during este tiempo difícil.

The NAACP is offering up to $300 for African American residents struggling to pay their energy bills due to COVID-19. This comes about a week after the state allowed utilities to resume disconnections for unpaid bills. 

JUSTIN HICKS, INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING

Systemic racism has a huge impact on the health of African-Americans in the United States. It's literally a problem from cradle to grave, affecting everything from infant mortality to life expectancy. And now, COVID-19 is taking a disproportionate toll on the community. Here's a sampling of Side Effects  stories highlighting the health care divide — and potential solutions.

How Racism, Health Disparities Harm Black Americans

Jun 5, 2020
JUSTIN HICKS/INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING

 

Demonstrations are flaring up across the country to protest the deaths of Black Americans at the hands of police. They’re also calling attention to broader inequalities. One of those areas—health disparities—kills Black Americans in massive numbers.

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