Water shutoffs continue amid the coronavirus pandemic in Detroit, despite a moratorium and a program to help thousands of residents restore service last month.
The lack of water access comes as nearly 1,500 people in Michigan have died from COVID-19, and 40% of those who have died are African-American, despite making up just 14% of the state’s population.
Democracy Now! speaks with community pastor and activist Rev. Roslyn Bouier, who has been working with residents to restore their water.
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