I remember being shocked and appalled at our government’s racist and wholly inadequate response to Hurricane Katrina. It truly shook me to think that we would allow so many of our people to be ignored, mistreated and deprived of their fundamental human rights.
The Flint, Michigan story is no less shocking. Access to clean water is a universal human right, and in California it’s also required by law. Not in Michigan though.
Here’s a new tune from Jay McGee of Flint, who’s hoping to prevent the issue from being relegated to the backburner of our news cycle this election year.