Snoop Dogg recently met with Tougaloo alum and Mayor of Flint, Karen Weaver, to discuss solutions to what he and everyone else can do to help the people in Flint, Michigan, joining several other celebrities who has donated bottles of water to Flint residents during the city’s contaminated water crisis.
What made Snoop Dogg come to Flint?
Snoop says he wanted to talk with the black college grad to get a better understanding of exactly what’s happening in Flinch, and because, in the end, “we’re people,” he says.
“What I appreciated is he wanted to get a thorough understanding about how long this has been going on and what’s been happened,” Weaver told local news outlet MLive. “He came and just wanted to sit down and talk about what’s been going on in Flint.”
“Somebody said, ‘Well, you don’t have ties to Flint, what made you come here?’” Weaver said of her interaction with Snoop to MLive. “He said, ‘We do have ties, we’re people.”
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