Though African Americans make up around 5% of the state's population,
we account for nearly 33% of COVID-19 related deaths.
Councilman Brandon Johnson discusses the fight to get COVID-19
numbers down in Wichita.
Source: ABC News (5/22/2020)
The Black Alliance is a coalition of Wichita-area organizations and activists, including: The Greater Wichita Ministerial League, Wichita Branch NAACP, Wichita Urban Professionals, Wichita/Sedgwick County Council of Elders, Wichita State University African-American Faculty and Staff Association, State Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau, State Rep. Gail Finney, State Rep. K.C. Ohaebosim, Wichita City Council Member Brandon Johnson and a number of committed community members committed to making a difference.
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