Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Black Families in Detroit Appeal for U.N. Help After City Cuts Off Water

June 23, 2014 by Tad Cronn

"This is the worst violation of the human right to water I have ever seen outside of the worst slums in the poorest countries in failed states of the global South,” said Maude Barlow, founder of the Blue Planet Project. Thousands of families in Detroit, mostly black, have had their water cut off because they can't afford to pay water rates that are nearly double the average in the rest of the country…….Read more at

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