Naomi Tutu: 'We have a responsibility to Flint' - WNEM TV 5

Naomi Tutu: 'We have a responsibility to Flint'

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FLINT, MI (WNEM) -

A civil rights activist was in Mid-Michigan to talk about race and equality.

Naomi Tutu is the daughter of the Nobel Prize-winning Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who helped bring about the dismantling of apartheid in South Africa.

Naomi Tutu was the keynote speaker at the University of Michigan Flint's Martin King Day.

"He spoke, yes, of having a dream, but he spoke of having a dream that required us as members of the community of the world, the nation, to step up," Tutu said.

Tutu also talked about the Flint water crisis.

"We in this nation and this world recognize the shame of what has been done to you," Tutu said. "We have a responsibility to you, to hold accountable those who have poisoned your community."

Tutu travels the world, talking about struggles over race.

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