Twitter recaps the #JusticeForFlint event in case you missed it

Twitter recaps the #JusticeForFlint event in case you missed it
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| February 29 2016,

03:19 am


Hollywood directors Ryan Coogler and Ava DuVernay stood in opposition of the Oscars with their benefit concert raising funds and awareness for Flint, Michigan.  #JusticeForFlint brought artists, activists and victims of the water crisis to the forefront. Live-streamed via Revolt.tv, the broadcast was the second highest trend on Twitter

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Comedian Hannibal Burress served as Master of Ceremonies with mixed reviews.

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The show comprised of musicians displaying solidarity for the people of Flint.

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The heart of the event was in the stories of Flint's very own: parents, activists, and most importantly children.

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The highlight of the night was surprise guest Stevie Wonder taking the stage and names as he expressed frustrations.

STEVIE!!!! #JusticeForFlint A video posted by Jesse Williams (@ijessewilliams) on
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Photo: tumblr

The event culminated in thousands raised for the people of Flint with celebs agreeing to match donations. The revolution was televised.

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