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Doctor, Mom Who Helped Expose Flint Water Crisis Win Courage Award

A prominent literary and human rights group is giving its annual courage award to a doctor and a mother of four who faced scorn as they tried to expose dangerous levels of lead in the water in Flint, Michigan.   Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and LeeAnne Walters will be awarded the Freedom of Expression Courage Award on May 16 in New York, PEN America announced Friday.   “The willingness of individuals to stand up, speak out and refuse to be denied is an essential catalyst for the...

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