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Film screening discusses impact of systemic racism on 1995 Chicago heat wave deaths 

CHICAGO – During the summer of 1995, a heat wave caused 739 predominantly black, elderly and poor Chicagoans to die heat-related deaths during a five-day period, overwhelming communities, families and city staff tasked with dealing with the deadly crisis. Source: Film screening in Austin neighborhood discusses impact of systemic racism on 1995 Chicago heat wave …

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