GVL / Courtesy Stephanie Smedley

'Flint lives matter'

The students of Linden Charter Academy might be too young to vote in the 2016 Presidential Election, but their voices echo throughout Flint, Mich., and are visualized on the walls of Grand Valley State University’s Blue Wall Gallery. After the ongoing water contamination crisis occurred in Flint in April of 2014, residents were left without clean water and started to address their concerns.