In Chicago, Illinois and East Chicago, Indiana, hundreds of poor working class Africans are being relocated by by the State after alarmingly high levels of lead in soil has been revealed.
The extent of the lead contamination came as a shock to the African community, due to the dangers of the past presence of a huge former U.S.S. lead smelting plant being kept from the them.
The African communities of Illinois and Chicago are well aware of the effects of lead poisoning which Flint’s Africans are struggling with. They are also fearful and demanding answers as to why the government did not inform them of the severity of the soil toxicity much sooner.