Faces of Flint

What is day-to-day life like in a U.S. city where the water supply is not safe for drinking, bathing, or cooking? How are residents of Flint, Michigan -- black, white, Hispanic, rich, middle class and poor -- coping through the crisis? How are they striving to ensure the best possible future for their children?

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Faces of Flint: St. John Vianney (VIDEO)

Apr 13, 2016
Students in classroom

Children at St. John Vianney Catholic School share stories with their second grade teacher on how life has changed since the flint water crisis. WATCH IT NOW at video.wkar.org

Our "Faces of Flint" series continues with the story of the Hispanic Technology and Community Center in Flint. We hear from volunteers working to keep the center running to meet the community’s needs.

Faces of Flint: Family touts city’s pockets of promise

Apr 12, 2016

For years, images of Flint have captured the city’s various challenges: joblessness, poverty, and crime. And that was before the city’s water crisis. Meet the Hermans, a family who still proudly calls Flint their home town.

Mama Sol rapping

Flint hip-hop artist Mama Sol debuts her spoken word piece, “Hard To Swallow.”

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Faces of Flint: Rapper Mama Sol uses music to uplift community

Apr 11, 2016

Our "Faces of Flint" series kicks off with the story of hip hop artist Mama Sol, who was born and raised in the city of Flint. She’s using her music to uplift her hometown while it struggles to recover from the water crisis there.