Queen Latifah and Jill Scott are returning to Lifetime, this time for a movie about the Flint Water Crisis. The nation was deeply concerned about the crisis in Flint, Michigan, at the top of 2016 as we learned that politicans had allowed the tap water to be rendered undrinkable. We were shocked to learn how […]
This woman’s blatantly negligent actions added insult to an already endangered population. Twelve people died, by the way.
The year long report released by the Michigan Civil Rights Commission indicts not only individuals but systemic racism and offers solutions so that another Flint will never happen again.
The petition asks Congress to ban Steve Bannon from the White House because of his connections to the Alt-Right movement.
Michigan officials filed a court motion while they appeal the decision in a lawsuit brought by several advocacy groups.
Several Flint Michigan parents sue school officials for providing inadequate services to their children. They allege that exposure to the city's lead-contaminated water has caused learning disabilities and behavioral problems for many children.
Health officials report an increase of bacterial illness in Flint, Michigan. A reduction in hand washing to avoid contaminated municipal water may contribute to the outbreak.
A Flint, Michigan pastor interrupted Donald Trump's stump speech at her historically Black church. The candidate had agreed to focus on the water crisis and its impact, but veered instead into Hillary bashing.
According to Richard Baird, an advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the city of Flint might be $28 million short in funds to remove the old lead-contaminated water lines. On Friday, Baird said the budget has risen from $27 million to $55 million. “Where we have lead lines or other non-lead lines that are unsafe, they […]
Two state workers and one city worker have been charged in the Flint water crisis, marking "the first time criminal charges have been brought against government officials" in the outsize public health debacle, reports the Detroit Free Press.
On Tuesday, a panel assembled after she died issued a report indicating that the jail’s staff needs more training in regards to identifying mental health issues. It also specified that the facility should provide anger management counseling for inmates and employees should wear body cameras.