Following the horrendous water crisis taking place in Flint, Michigan, a predominately black community, Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, and Marin Ireland are set to star in an upcoming film, Flint which will address the time-sensitive issue. Flint will center around the true story of three women who took a stand against the injustices imposed by government officials […]
The rapper's efforts are to curb one of the worst public health disasters in the U.S.
State officials are now admitting that most of the voting machines in Detroit were broken on Election Day.
Scores of students staged a walk-out on Monday to express disdain for the President-Elect Donald Trump.
A small group of students at Royal Oak Middle School in Detroit, Michigan broke out into chants of “Build the wall” the day after the election.
Two girls, aged four and six, were found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning and the bodies of two teenage children were discovered with gunshot wounds. The mother of the children was found stabbed and shot. She is currently recovering at a local hospital in critical condition.
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 […]
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 […]
Positive American Youth called on the City of Atlanta to help raise water for the Flint Water Crisis and the city showed up in a huge way by raising 1,224 cases of water with an average of 36 bottles per case. That gave an approximate count of 44,064 bottles! There were also 500, one gallon jugs […]
Known for his hip-hop roots and philanthropic efforts, Russell Simmons has vowed to helped the thousands in Flint, Michigan affected by the water crisis.
A 7-year-old girl was killed after her soccer practice on Thursday by a man she hugged on the sidelines, TIME reports. On Thursday night, 7-year-old Emma was seen with her mother in the Taylor Sportsplex in Taylor, Michigan, when a family friend by the name of Timothy Nelson Obeshaw came up and shot both Emma and her mother. He then […]