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“Government failed you — federal, state and local leaders — by breaking the trust you place in us,” Michigan Governor Rick Snyder conceded in his State of the State address last week after months of ignoring Flint residents’ complaints about contaminated water. “I’m sorry, and I will fix it.”

The Governor’s apology, and the $28 million emergency fund subsequently granted to the city of Flint by the Michigan House of Representatives may seem like adequate reparations, but to many residents of the poor, mostly black community of Flint, the government response is much too little too late.
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