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Documentary on Flint water crisis next up in VHS “Created Equal” film series

“Here’s To Flint,” an ACLU-funded documentary, explores the Flint, Michigan water crisis, one of the nation’s largest local public health crises.

Trevor Dickerson



From The Virginia Historical Society:

The Created Equal Film Series in Honor of Grady W. Powell is in its fourth year at the Virginia Historical Society (VHS). The series focuses on themes related to civil rights, human rights, and social justice in American history.

Join us for a free screening of the ACLU of Michigan’s documentary Here’s To Flint (2016, 43 minutes) on Thursday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m., and learn about the Flint water crisis and the determined efforts of Flint residents, activists, and researchers to reveal the truth about their city’s lead-contaminated drinking water.

After the film, Siddhartha Roy, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech and one of the researchers who conducted the Flint water study, will comment.

This program is free and open to the public.

Learn more here.

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Trevor Dickerson is the Editor and Co-Founder of RVAHub.