The Root spent a day with 10-year-old Mari Copeny, also known as Little Miss Flint, to discuss her activism and why she’s not going to rest until her hometown of Flint, Mich., has clean drinking water.

She had some sharp words for Donald Trump, too.

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Terrell Jermaine Starr is a senior reporter at The Root. He is currently writing a book proposal that analyzes US-Russia relations from a black perspective.

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