It is unbelievable that the residents of Flint, Michigan are still dealing with the effects of an extreme water crisis and no permanent solution has been put in place to help the thousands of residents who continue to be without access to clean and safe water. After a ridiculous amount of time has passed since […]
At the height of Flint’s water crisis, nearly 9,000 children had been exposed to lead from drinking contaminated water. Mayor Karen Weaver reported an estimated 5,000 homes were in need of lead pipe replacements. President Barack Obama signed an emergency disaster declaration in January, ordering federal aid in conjunction with volunteer efforts on the ground, but it was only set […]
Rep. Lawrence, one of the Congressional leaders looking to get to the bottom of the Flint Water Crisis, explained that Flint is not the only city in the United States that is "struggling with lead poisoning."
Earley, joined by his lawyer, Attorney A. Scott Bolden, explained that the decision to switch Flint's water supply to the Flint River and use services from the KWA Water Authority was made by the Flint City Council.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders met face-to-face in Flint, Michigan for a presidential debate this weekend, and the two candidates clearly attempted to separate themselves from one another. During Sunday night’s debate, both of the Democratic candidates seemed to accomplish what they set out to do. NewsOne Now panelist Lauren Victoria Burke said […]
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 […]
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 residents have taken to social media to expose their latest plight which is the need for I.D. in order to receive free bottled water
Judge Greg Mathis will host a special forum in Flint, Michigan to address residents legal rights during the water crisis
Calling it "outrageous" that Flint residents are being forced to pay for water that is unsafe to drink, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Monday that his office may take steps to halt the charges, reports NBC News.