There has been story after story about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Vox has covered it extensively – from what the national media got wrong about the crisis to how lead exposure is a race issue to the national issue of lead in the soil of many American cities, plus a big explainer if you want to go deeper. But while the story has developed over the course of years, sometimes you just need the thing explained to you in three minutes. You came to the right place.
Flint's water crisis, explained in 3 minutes
By Joe Posner, Libby Nelson, Joss Fong, Johnny Harris, and Sarah Turbin