Water Crisis

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WATCH: In East Chicago, Residents Can't Drink Their Water or Play Outside

Soil and water contain dangerous levels of lead and arsenic.

A stop sign stands outside the Environmental Protection Agency building on May 24, 2013, in Washington, DC.

EPA Gives $100M Grant to Flint So It Can Fix Its Water Infrastructure

Yet critics doubt the money can save the city from the president’s proposed cuts to the agency.

A sign displayed in a front yard request that residents keep fro playing in the dirt or mulch at the West Calumet Housing Complex on September 4, 2016, in East Chicago, Indiana.

A Water Crisis Like Flint's Is Unfolding In East Chicago

The soil and water of this predominantly Black and Latinx city contain dangerous levels of lead.

 The large chandelier was displayed during the Anton Art Center's Christmas market following their annual fundraising party.

ICYMI: Water Bottles From Flint Repurposed to Create Chandeliers

More than 2,000 plastic containers were used for the latest art.

You Need to Watch Vic Mensa Perform '16 Shots' at #JUSTICEFORFLINT

Mensa premiered the song—named for the number of times Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shot Laquan McDonald—at Blackout for Human Rights’ #JUSTICEFORFLINT event.