A Michigan councilwoman received major heat during a recent committee meeting after other members described her actions as unprofessional and offensive for referring to a Black colleague as "ghetto" under her breath.

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DETROIT (AP) — Fifteen people have been charged in an investigation of how Flint’s water became contaminated with lead in 2014-15 and a related outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease. Seven people have pleaded no contest to misdemeanors in deals that will leave them without a criminal record. — Michael Prysby, Stephen Busch, Liane Shekter Smith, Adam […]

In April of 2014, the nation was hit with the devastating news of the Flint Water Crisis in Michigan that affected thousands in the town through water poisoning which caused disease and even death. Three years later we wonder how has Flint, Michigan come back? Mayor Karen Weaver provides an update on the water crisis and […]

  In 2014, residents of Flint, Michigan were the victims of a terrible water contamination in their city’s water system. Three years later the city has been able to make great progress thanks to work of Mayor Karen Weaver. Up for re-election on November 7, embattled Flint, MI Mayor Karen Weaver talks with our very own […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint, Michigan, from lead-contaminated water as early as June 2015 — seven months before it declared an emergency, the EPA’s inspector general said Thursday. The Flint crisis should have generated “a greater sense of […]

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An independent investigation has turned up zero evidence of unethical behavior by Flint, MI Mayor Karen Weaver, who had been accused of misusing money designated to help with the water crisis. “I know the allegations were just that, allegations and they weren’t true,” Weaver told local news station WNEM. Attorney Brendon Basiga suggested Weaver did […]

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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Rapper Snoop Dogg and former Toronto Raptors player Morris Peterson are hosting a celebrity basketball game to help Flint amid the city’s crisis with lead-tainted water. “Hoop 4 Water” is scheduled for Saturday at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint. Snoop Dogg met with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver […]

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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The state of Michigan will pay all Flint water bills in May to encourage the flushing of lead from old pipes and the recoating of plumbing with a corrosion chemical. Gov. Rick Snyder made the announcement Thursday at a news conference with Flint’s mayor and a federal official. The state previously […]

Karen Weaver, the Mayor of Flint, Michigan is accused of funneling money from the city’s water donations to fund a personal campaign. CNN.com reports: In the suit filed Monday, fired administrator Natasha Henderson claims that in February 2016, Flint’s current mayor, Karen Weaver, directed a former city employee and a city volunteer to stop directing […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The state-appointed emergency manager who oversaw Flint, Michigan when its water source was switched to the Flint River says he relied on state and federal experts, but the experts failed him and the city of some 100,000 people. Darnell Earley says in prepared testimony for the first of two congressional hearings that […]

  A native of Flint, Michigan, Dr. Eshe Faizah is more than concerned about the #FlintWaterCrisis. She plans to address the deadly situation from a empowerment standpoint teaching parents and children of Flint the natural methods to  heal the city naturally. She says there are several food detox methods that can move as many toxins from their body. My sister told me […]

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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A lawsuit stemming from Flint’s lead-contaminated water was filed Monday on behalf of the city’s residents against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder as well as other current and former government officials and corporations. The federal lawsuit — which is seeking class-action status — alleges that tens of thousands of residents have suffered […]