(Video) Big Sean Raises $100,000 In Support Of Flint, Michigan

Big Sean stopped by The Daily Show with Trevor Noah where he got a chance to speak on numerous things. One of which was the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Big Sean spoke on his Sean Anderson Foundation. Sean raised $100,000 to support the residents of Flint, Michigan. Michigan is Sean’s home.

Senate Approves $170 Million To Help Flint With The Water

Another good note to end the year with. With a breakthrough in the Dakota Pipeline, Joe McKnight’s killer being charged with manslaughter and now this, it feels like things aren’t ALL bad all around. The U.S. Senate has approved a bill to send $170 million in federal funds to help clean the water in Flint, which has been brown for a LONG time because it was contaminated by lead. The breakdown is as follows: – $100 million to help fix the drinking water system – $50 million for healthcare for children who suffered lead poisoning – $20 million to forgive Flint’s old drinking water loans

(Photo) Eminem Donates School Supplies To Help Flint, Michigan

Eminem gives back to the Michigan city of Flint, who’s even worse off then his hometown of Detroit, by getting the youth ready for the upcoming school year.

(Video) Obama Drinks Flint Water As He Blames Culture For Neglecting The Crisis

While at a high school in Flint, President Obama asked for a glass of water. He drank the water from Flint as a way to show solidarity. Back in January, Obama declared a state of emergency to get national attention on the crisis.

(Video) 8 Year Old Pens Letter To President About Flint Water Crisis

An 8 year old decided to let the President know how her and several other Flint residents are coping after the city’s water crisis became public. Nicknamed ‘Little Miss Flint’, she had a message for the President and received an even better reponse.

(Video) Flint Is Not The Only Water Being Tainted Around The U.S.

More and more cities are now seeing lead being infused with their water. We first heard of this from Flint, Michigan after they were under a lead water crisis. The contamination is being reached beyond just Flint, Michigan. According to USA TODAY, hundreds of school are being exposed to the contaminated water. The Environmental Protection Agency data says, “about 350 schools and day-care centers failed lead tests a total of about 470 times from 2012 through 2015.” This is ridiculous. “That represents nearly 20% of the water systems nationally testing above the agency’s ‘action level’ of 15 parts per billion.”

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