This week on Act Out, racism is nothing new but the current political climate has renewed its vigor. After dissecting some recent racist bigotry, we talk to former Black Panther Kiilu Nyasha about racism, systemic corruption and the past and present of pointed fight & build activism.
Next, Flint is nearing its third year without clean water and there’s no solution in sight. And while 5 percent of the population there tested positive for high levels of lead, did you know that thousands of areas around the country test at even higher levels? Be it water, air or shelter, we are experiencing a mass poisoning of millions of people. We take a look at some of these places and see what they and Flint have in common: the poor and the poisoned.