As Florida slowly reopens and people start getting back to work, I want you to know that Florida Power & Light Company understands just how disruptive the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to be. As neighbors and fellow Floridians, we’re in this together and FPL remains here to help, especially if you are experiencing hardship.
"I assure you that we know what to do to bring back our economy - back to life. What we do not know is how to bring people back to life. We will therefore protect people's lives, then their livelihoods. " - Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana
There are very few statistics in America on how many Black people have died as a result of the coronavirus. There is a high chance everyone knows someone who has died. Everyone is walking around with a broken heart, and dying will become a part of living during the pandemic epidemic. Everything that is bad comes to Blacks first in disproportional numbers. Our healthcare outcomes are the worst in the country, which is no surprise. In addition to all of that, recently more police and white men are using Black people as target practice.