A Flint, Michigan pastor interrupted Donald Trump's stump speech at her historically Black church. The candidate had agreed to focus on the water crisis and its impact, but veered instead into Hillary bashing.
Michigan charged six state employees with misconduct for the Flint water crisis. Nine state workers have so far been charged criminally.
Known for his hip-hop roots and philanthropic efforts, Russell Simmons has vowed to helped the thousands in Flint, Michigan affected by the water crisis.
Cities throughout the state such as Grand Rapids, Jackson, Detroit, Saginaw, Muskegon and Holland have seen higher cases of lead in children as far back as 2013.
His Flint contribution of $500,000 is the largest celebrity donation to date. Avita Water will match his donation in water bottles.
President Obama on Saturday announced an emergency declaration that would allocate $5 million in federal aid to assist Flint in the water crisis.
Gov. Rick Snyder requested the president declare a federal emergency on Thursday after nearly exhausting all efforts to prevent residents from cooking, drinking, and bathing using the lead-filled water.
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