BALTIMORE — The NAACP has filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of people and businesses affected by the failure to provide safe drinking water to…
Prince’s two ex-wives held a private memorial to celebrate the singer’s life on Wednesday, according to reports. The service, hosted by Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia, took place in Los Angeles. Attendees included Dita Von Teese, Tavis Smiley, and Herbie Hancock. Testolini and Garcia decided to join forces and host their own event because they reportedly […]
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has been criticized by state and local officials for his response to the Flint Water Crisis, which prompted his office to assemble an investigative panel. In a report released by the panel, it found that the state is wholly responsible for the contamination of Flint’s drinking water, Think Progress reports. The Flint […]
https://twitter.com/Fish_N_Chips57/status/709109153180954624 Four Michigan high school students have been suspended after a photo of them posing with racial slurs on their stomachs went viral, Fox 2 Detroit reports. The Grosse Pointe South High School students took the photo at a party off campus and posted it to popular app Snapchat over the weekend. Three of the teens […]
A total of seven families affected by the Flint water crisis are taking their grievances to court after their lead-poisoned children reportedly went through developmental changes last year.
While some will be watching the live broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards this coming Sunday, a bevy of Black entertainers and celebrities will make their way to Flint, Mich. Director Ava DeVernay, actor Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal Buress and several other big names will be joined together in solidarity for the #JUSTICEFORFLINT event on […]
Kalamazoo, Mich. — While people mourn for the families of the shooting victims, citizens in America are outraged that a mass shooting in a western Michigan…
The special counsel for the state attorney general’s office in Michigan said Tuesday that manslaughter and other related charges could come forth in relation to the ongoing Flint water crisis.
FLINT, Mich. — There has been a dramatic response to the water crisis in this beleaguered and impoverished former automotive town north of Detroit. As…
Cities throughout the state such as Grand Rapids, Jackson, Detroit, Saginaw, Muskegon and Holland have seen higher cases of lead in children as far back as 2013.