Jackson, Mississippi’s water crisis: water for people, not profits


A Black woman, dressed in a beige sweater and black, striped dress is interviewed by the media. She is outside, facing a crew holding audio and visual equipment. Her community stands behind her.

For too long, Jackson’s residents have not had reliable access to water. And like in many other communities with struggling water systems, water privatizers are swooping in to position themselves as the solution. Read more about the dangers of water privatization — and why handing control to a private, profit-seeking corporation could only make¬† the situation worse.


Photo credit: Makani Themba

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