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.
A 2019 probe into the city's water crisis has lead to a number of charges for up to 10 people related to the matter, including Synder.
Michigan will pay $600 million to compensate Flint residents whose health was damaged by lead-tainted drinking water after the city heeded state regulators’ advice not to treat it properly, an attorney involved in the negotiations told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Details will be released later this week, according to the attorney, who requested anonymity because he […]
Former “Empire” star Jussie Smollett hit up Flint, Michigan to bring some holiday love to the children. According to TMZ, Smollett linked with youth and environmental activist Mari Copeny to surprise students at a local school with backpacks and toys. The actor also donated $10,000 to the Flint KIDS program. On his Instagram, Smollett revealed that he helped host “the […]
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal explained their decision in a public forum Friday night, telling frustrated, shocked and saddened residents they must look at hundreds of mobile devices and millions of documents that a previous investigative team never reviewed. Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud […]
Sometimes D.L. can upset people with the things that he says. In this case he really upset someone becuase of one very important thing that he didn’t say. In the beginning D.L. was a powerful voice and advocate for Flint, Michigan. He demanded that they people of Flint get clean water. But now, a listener […]
Misconduct on trial.
Actress Jenifer Lewis‘ book The Mother Of Black Hollywood is doing amazingly well! She said, “I search for bad reviews & I cant find them.” Lewis is still on her book tour and her next stops are St. Louis, Atlanta and Detroit. But she wants people to know that this is more than a tour “I’m […]
In April 2014, state and local officials switched the water source for the predominantly Black residents of Flint, Michigan. What followed was epic harm and outrage. Officials now claim the water is safe, but residents say they will not trust the water until the city’s water delivery lines have been replaced, this is projected is scheduled to be completed in 2020, reports […]
Michigan Governor Bill Snyder announced that the state would shut down the water bottle program in Flint, Michigan and churches and organizations in the area in are preparing to be overwhelmed by a surge of people looking for help. NBC reports that Gov. Snyder announced the change on April 6 after, “strides have been made […]
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint City Council has narrowly approved a 30-year agreement to get drinking water from a regional agency, bringing to end one battle among many in the Michigan city still recovering from a lead-tainted water crisis. The deal was approved Tuesday night by a 5-4 vote after hours of debate and […]
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The head of the Michigan health department was charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter, the highest-ranking member of Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration to be snagged in a criminal investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water. Nick Lyon is accused of failing to alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint […]