The Colour of Water: White Supremacy vs. the Right to Water

Page numbers: 67-74

Author: N. Mburu

“My name is Njoki L Mburu and I trace my ancestry to the Kikuyu people of the present-day Republic of Kenya. For the past three years, I have been a settler in Vancouver which is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (TsleilWaututh) Nations. I have chosen to analyse the root cause of the Flint Water Crisis in Michigan, USA which began in 2014 and persists today, predominantly affecting African-American and Hispanic communities…”