The sales manager of the Genesee County Land Bank in Flint, Michigan quit his position after water crisis activists protested his use of the N-word with referring to residents Monday.
The state of Michigan proposed $97 million deal to replace lead pipes and provide free bottle water to residents to combat the water crisis in Flint.
A federal judge rejected a brief filed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette in support of Flint residents Tuesday, citing that Schuette has brought up a "troubling ethical issue" in the case.
Several groups and a resident returned back to federal court Wednesday to push for an order requiring Michigan state and city officials to deliver bottled water to certain homes in Flint.
"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."
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