Fresh Air for July 7, 2018: Rapper-Turned-Director Boots Riley; The Flint, Mich., Water Crisis Hear the Fresh Air program for July 7, 2018

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In 2014, Flint, Mich., changed its water source from the Great Lakes to the nearby Flint River. Tests later revealed elevated levels of lead in the water coming from the river. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Rapper-Turned-Director Boots Riley; The Flint Water Crisis

Riley mines his experiences as a telemarketer in Sorry To Bother You. David Bianculli review's HBO's Sharper Things. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha raised the alarm about lead in the water in Flint, Mich.

In 2014, Flint, Mich., changed its water source from the Great Lakes to the nearby Flint River. Tests later revealed elevated levels of lead in the water coming from the river. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Rapper-Turned-Director Boots Riley; The Flint, Mich., Water Crisis

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