Placards posted above water fountains warn against drinking the water at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Michigan, in May, 2016.

Placards posted above water fountains warn against drinking the water at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Michigan, in May, 2016.

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan is ongoing, and there have been even more devastating discoveries of contaminants like lead in water systems across the country. Many of the affected communities are poor and people of color. Why are these neighborhoods so often victimized when it comes to environmental health issues?

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  • LeeAnne Walters Mother of four and Flint, Michigan resident.
  • Marc Edwards Professor of civil engineering at Virginia Tech and expert on drinking water safety.
  • Vann Newkirk II Staff writer for The Atlantic.
  • Michael Pell Data journalist at Reuters News.

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