Rev. Jesse Jackson leads march in Flint: 'No pipes, no peace'

Protesters marched led by Civil Rights leader Jesse Jackson in Flint Friday.

- Hundreds of people rally in Flint with Rev. Jesse Jackson leading the march demanding that the state start replacing the city's dangerous lead pipes now.

When you feel like you've done everything, you'll try anything. Protesters used creative and sometimes silly ways, to get a serious point across.

"It's a crime scene," said Rev. Jesse Jackson. "We will not stop until the crime is resolved."

Jackson led the one mile march from a Flint church to the water treatment plant.

"Back in the day people marched for what they believe in and we believe the people of Flint, we deserve clean water," said one protester.

Protesters marched step by step with the people still waiting for real change when it comes to their drinking water.

"We need something done," said one man protesting. "We don't need any bottled water. We don't need any promises."

Hundreds walked the walk. from different states and cities, but united in their passion for what they see as an injustice.

"I don't know what I would do if this happened to my babies and that's why I'm here," said Cassandra Archer. "It's about the kids."

"We come together we are resilient," said one protester. "We are Flint-stones. We're built for this."

The March ended in the shadow of the Flint water tower, a symbol of the crisis.

But they know more steps are needed towards finding a real solution.


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