by Erika Dickerson-Despenza
Liaison: Candis C. Jones
It is Thanksgiving week and Flint, Michigan has been without clean water for 936 days. While Marion, a third-generation assembly line worker, agonizes over impending layoffs at the Flint Engine Plant, the catastrophic effects of lead poisoning flood her home. When her sister, Ainee, seeks restitution, her efforts reveal the underbelly of Vehicle City’s complex relationship with General Motors, causing the family to wade through the precipice of collapse.