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OCT
13
What The Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City
Date:
Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location:
Online
Department:
Asian Studies Center
Event Details:

Book Discussion 

Here is the inspiring story of how Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, alongside a team of researchers, parents, friends, and community leaders, discovered that the children of Flint, Michigan, were being exposed to lead in their tap water—and then battled her own government and a brutal backlash to expose that truth to the world. Paced like a scientific thriller, What the Eyes Don't See reveals how misguided austerity policies, broken democracy, and callous bureaucratic indifference placed an entire city at risk. And at the center of the story is Dr. Mona herself—an immigrant, doctor, scientist, and mother whose family's activist roots inspired her pursuit of justice.

For more information regarding this event please contact Zoë McLaughlin at mclau197(at)msu.edu.

Sponsored by the Muslim Studies Program and MSU Library