Security was ramped up at a Michigan high school Tuesday after a hit list found on the wall of the boys’ bathroom reportedly threatened eight Black students. The note reportedly contained a racial slur and warned that something would happen on March 29. As a result, extra police patrolled the grounds of Port Huron Northern High School Tuesday, which is located an hour away from Flint.
Residents of Flint, Michigan, have been living a nightmare since April 2014. The tap water in the town is unsafe to drink and bathe in due to its high levels of lead content. The National Guard has been passing out loads of bottled water to those affected by the brown-stained liquid. But local and state-level authorities are aware that damage has already been done. BET.com runs down the facts surrounding Flint’s water crisis.