Remember the song "New World Water" on the 1999 album "Black On Both Sides" by Mos Def ? It probably went over your head but it's time to revisit this song. This track speaks volumes and mutually relates to exactly what's happening today in Flint Michigan, and numerous other cities, states, and countries around the globe. Although the Flint Water Crisis is currently getting attention in 2016 and people are just becoming aware of this issue Flint has been dealing with this problem for years, dating back to 2001 and 2002. We all know that we need water to survive but how can we if the water is being poisoned with harsh chemicals that are leading to illnesses such as lead poisoning, illnesses, cancer, autism, and even death. The Huffington Post shared this very informative article about how this information was withheld and and how this issue was mismanaged by so many important officials . You can read it here . You can go on Instagram for personal updates #FilntWaterCrisis for personal updates of people in Flint. What's happening there is horrible and it needs to be fixed immediately.