May 24, 2020

New Video The Water is NOT Restored in Detroit

By detroitpeoplesplatform_wl7deq


Many Detroiters are working hard to bring down the COVID-19 curve and keep their neighborhoods safe.

But in the midst of this pandemic that is hitting black people hard, in the nation’s largest MAJORITY BLACK CITY Shutoff notices continue and the water hasn’t been restored for many in spite of the Governor’s Executive Order.

Don’t let this failure to do what is mandated make us more vulnerable the next wave of COVID-19.

Call the Governor’s Office 517.373.3400 (dial 5)

More: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2… https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-can… https://www.detroitpeoplesplatform.org

BREAKING: From the Guardian

Detroit families still without clean water despite shutoffs being lifted

“Common sense says it is racism,” said Bouier, noting that most of those who have had their water shut off are black and poor. The fatality rate of Covid-19 in Michigan is 7% of confirmed cases, but while African Americans make up only 14% of the state’s population, they make up 40% of the state’s deaths.

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