Black People Politics : Flint Water Crisis and Gov. Snyder - Michigan

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    In the Spirit of Genocide,


    This Governor needs to be locked up :dblock: and the key thrown away.

    Kemetstry



    Gov. Snyder asks Obama for federal aid in Flint water crisis



    DETROIT (AP) — The needs of Flint, Michigan, "far exceed the state's capability," Gov. Rick Snyder said in a request for a federal disaster declaration and millions of dollars that could pay for clean water, filters and cartridges for residents whose water system has been contaminated by lead ...


    http://news.yahoo.com/snyder-asks-obama-emergency-declaration-water-crisis-054223136.html
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    Michigan Nation Guard Sgt. Steve Kiger, left, of Harrison, Mich., stacks cases of drinking water with Red Cross volunteer Franklin Dickerson of Pleasant Ridge Wednesday Jan 13, 2016 in Flint, Mich. Members of the Michigan National Guard began arriving in Flint on Wednesday for briefings on the drinking water crisis, ahead of a larger contingent of Guardsmen who will help distribute bottled water, filters and other supplies to residents. (Dale G. Young/Detroit News via AP)

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    What do you call it? I called it genocide against the poor.


    gen·o·cide
    ˈjenəˌsīd/
    noun



      1. the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation.
        synonyms: mass murder, mass homicide, massacre; More
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    What are you doing?

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    I also suggest cocerrned posters send cases of Bottled water to local flint area churches and the areas red cross centers etc...
     
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    Answer the question, if not institutional racism, what do you call it?

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    Flint, Michigan water contamination: Obama declares emergency


    US President Barack Obama has declared a state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, where the water has become contaminated with lead.

    The city's water became contaminated after a change in supplier in 2014. Corrosive water leached lead from old pipes into the water supply.

    The emergency declaration will unlock $5m (£3.5m) in federal funding.

    Earlier in the week, Governor Rick Snyder had requested $31m from the federal government ...



    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-35336617

    Flint, Michigan water contamination: Obama declares emergency - BBC News

    US President Barack Obama declares a state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, where the water has become contaminated with lead.
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    Jake May/The Flint Journal - MLive.com via AP
    Image captionFilm-maker Michael Moore, who is from Flint, attended a rally in the city on Saturday


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    Jesse Jackson calls Flint a “disaster zone,” says city has been betrayed


    Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Sunday that Flint, Michigan is a "disaster zone" and could be the next epicenter in the fight for economic and social equality as the city struggles through a crisis with lead-contaminated drinking water ...


    http://america.aljazeera.com/articl...ter-zone-says-the-city-has-been-betrayed.html

    Jesse Jackson calls Flint a ‘disaster zone,’ says city has been betrayed

    Speaking in Flint a day after federal emergency declared, Jackson compares city to Selma, Alabama, in civil rights era
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    Hillary is absolutely right, America should be outraged at the genocide, Governor.


    Video: Gov. Snyder: Clinton politicizing Flint's water crisis


    ... During Sunday's debate, Clinton said "every single American should be outraged" by the water crisis, adding that "if the kids in a rich suburb of Detroit had been drinking contaminated water and being bathed in it, there would have been action."

    Following a speaking engagement at a Martin Luther King Day event in Flint, the Republican governor said her tactic doesn't help solve the problem ...


    http://news.yahoo.com/photos/water-...arries-free-water-filter-photo-191751999.html

    Water crisis in Flint, Michigan

    The crisis began in 2014 when a state-appointed emergency manager switched Flint from Detroit water to Flint River water to save money. Flint returned to the Detroit system in October after elevated lead levels were discovered in children. Gov....
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    Flint resident Charles Chatmon carries a free water filter and case of water away from a Flint fire station on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 in Flint. Safe drinking water has not flowed from many Flint faucets for almost two years after the state-run city switched its source to the highly corrosive Flint River and failed to treat it properly to protect lead from leaching into it. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

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    Michael Moore Just Nailed What No One Is Willing to Say About Flint's Water Crisis


    Michael Moore is known for tackling tough subjects, which is especially true when it comes to his hometown of Flint, Michigan. Now, in the midst of a declared state of emergency over the city's man-made water crisis, the award-winning filmmaker is calling out what few others have: that the catastrophe has everything to do with race ...


    http://news.yahoo.com/michael-moore-just-nailed-no-173900965.html

    Michael Moore Just Nailed What No One Is Willing to Say About Flint's Water Crisis

    Black children are especially at risk.
    yahoo.com


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