Black Contractor To Fix Flint, Michigan’s Contaminated Water

By Carolyn Tisdale

Help is finally on the way for the predominantly black American city of Flint, Michigan. Also, the help is coming from a black-owned construction company that has existed in Flint’s black community for around two decades.

The Network Journal of Black Professionals and Small Business (TNJ) recently reported that W.T. Stevens Construction has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to replace contaminated water lines in the city of Flint.

This Michigan community has been suffering from the affects of a water crisis, which has poisoned residents and made people’s lives increasingly difficult.

Jeff Grayer, a former NBA player and native of Flint, Michigan is the project manager of W.T. Stevens Construction’s new venture to fix the city’s major water supply problems.

“This is home for me and my family and I wasn’t going to sit back and do nothing as a person or a businessman,” Grayer told

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