By Dana Sanchez
The city of Flint was devastated by lead-contaminated water soon after the city began supplying residents with water from the Flint River in April 2014. Systemic racism played a role in the decisions made by authorities, a government-appointed civil rights commission found in a 2017 report.
Snyder has been out of office for two years. He was the Republican governor of Michigan in 2014 when Flint’s state-appointed managers switched the city’s water from Lake Huron to the Flint River to save money while a pipe was being built to the lake. The water was not treated to reduce Click here to read entire article