The Michigan Civil Rights Commission announced it will hold hearings to see whether discrimination played a role in the handling of Flint’s water crisis. The decision came early last week, amid allegations of environmental racism against the city’s largely black community.
This hour -- from Flint, Michigan to New Haven, Connecticut -- we learn about the environmental justice issues affecting America's low-income communities of color.
- Aaron Morrison - Civil rights and diversity reporter for the International Business Times
- Dr. Katie Martin - Assistant professor and director of the Public Health program at the University of Saint Joseph
- Val Rossetti - Concerned Bloomfield resident
- Senator Beth Bye - Represents Connecticut's 5th Senate District
John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.