Mari Copeny will be receiving a special honor for her extraordinary efforts to better the Flint, MI community. According to Billboard, Copeny, 14, will become a Billboard Music Awards Changemaker at the upcoming “2022 Billboard Music Awards” (BBMAs), joining former recipients like Trae The Truth and Killer Mike.
May 4, 2022
Flint, Michigan’s guardian angel Amariyanna “Mari” Copeny — also known as “Little Miss Flint” — provided 1,000 backpacks stocked with school supplies for the Flint community on Aug. 15. My event turned out perfectly despite so much going wrong leading up to the event. 1,000 backpacks 10,000 pencils 1200 packs of crayons 2000 notebooks Tons more supplies Filters Books Covid Shots Resources Inflatables Icecream and food truck https://t.co/ag4LlgjLMb — Mari Copeny (@LittleMissFlint) August 17, 2021 Flint, Michigan made national headlines in 2015 due to concerns from local residents regarding strange odors and prominent discoloration from the water supply causing hair loss, skin rashes, and legionnaires disease, Natural Resources Defense Council previously disclosed. To retain funds, the city made a collective decision to replace water provider Detroit Water and Sewerage. Upon waiting for Flint’s pipeline to connect to Karegnondi Water Authority, the government officially ruled to...
Aug 18, 2021