Millions Of Potentially Incriminating Flint Water Documents Found In A Government Basement

Millions of documents related to the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan, some potentially incriminating, have been found in the basement of a government building, Michigan Live reports. The discovery was revealed in a filing by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office in Genesee Circuit Court on Friday. The filing was submitted by Solicitor General Fadwa […]

Elon Musk Vows To Pay For Water Filtration Systems For All Flint Schools

Billionaire business magnate and investor Elon Musk has agreed to donate $480,350 for the purchase and installation of new water stations and ultraviolet water filtration systems for the 12 schools in the Flint Community Schools district in Michigan by the end of January according to a report by Detroit Free Press. The move will impact […]

Elon Musk Vows To Fix Homes In Flint That Still Have Contaminated Water

Since April 2014, the city of Flint has been enduring an ongoing water crisis. It’s been four years, and the Michigan citizens are still relying on (slowly dwindling) water donations from various sources. The cause of the crisis — lead pipes and a corrosive water supply — is expected to remain until 2020. Parts of […]

Michigan Mother Allegedly Put 11-Month-Old Twin Daughters Inside Suitcase, Left It On Curb Like Garbage

A mother in Flint, Michigan was arrested for allegedly putting her 11-month-old twin daughters in a suitcase and leaving it on the curb as if it were trash. WNEM is reporting that as a safety precaution, police officers assisted Child Protective Services workers on Wednesday with removing four children from a home in the 500 […]

Rock Dropped From Overpass Kills Father Of 4 — 5 Teens Charged Allegedly Left Scene To Eat At McDonald’s

Five teenagers are charged in the death of a 32-year-old man, who was just minutes from home during his two-hour commute back from work when a rock fell from above and ended his life. This was no pebble, it was a huge six-pound rock that smashed through the windshield of a van hitting passenger Kenneth […]

Michigan Funeral Home Gets Shut Down After Maggots And Unrefrigerated Bodies Found During Inspection

A funeral home in Flint, Michigan has been shut down after authorities say maggots and unrefrigerated bodies were found in the garage. Fox 17 Online reports that after police officials received several complaints about Swanson Funeral Home, they began an investigation. Members of the public reported a foul order, believed to be decomposing bodies, emitting […]

Phil Stair Video: ‘F***ing N*****s Don’t Pay Their Bills’ – Stair’s Racist Talk About Folks In Flint, Michigan

The following YouTube videos containing Phil Stair’s thoughts about the African-American residents of Flint, Michigan, have gone viral online and caused Stair to resign, reports Phil was employed by Land Bank, however, Michele M. Wildman has reported that Stair’s resignation has been accepted by the executive director after outrage resulted over Stair’s comments after […]

Flint May Have To Wait Two Years Before Water Is Treated, According To Mayor

The Flint water crisis has been going on for so long now that critics of the local and state level response team have been criticizing officials on social media non-stop. But new revelations about the water treatment facility in Flint, Michigan reveal that not only will the water crisis continue, but it has been given […]

Kenya Moore Opens Up About Michigan Camp: ‘Those Children Truly Needed Us’

Kenya Moore has always prided herself on being Miss USA, and she used this title to gain some fame during her first season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. While Moore doesn’t compete anymore and she doesn’t judge the Miss USA pageants, she does use her win for something great. And on last week’s episode […]

Kenya Moore Haircare: ‘RHOA’ Star Announces Big Partnership And Annual Charity Donations

Kenya Moore has been talking about her Kenya Moore Haircare products for a while, and she even had a launch party where the bottles were filled with water on a previous season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta. But it sounds like Kenya has been able to fill the bottles with product and has worked […]

What Do Flint And The Dakota Access Pipeline Have In Common? Water [Opinion]

With all the attention lately on the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, some folks have wondered why more attention isn’t being spent on the Flint, Michigan, water crisis. While mainstream media has devoted a multitude of stories on the Flint water crisis, the same news outlets have paid […]

As Expected, Breitbart News Attacks Black Female Pastor Who Embarrassed Donald Trump

Donald Trump should be used to being embarrassed and greatly humiliated by now. The press has been after him for over a year since he started campaigning, as well as during the other years he also run for the presidency. But Donald Trump is at the top of the ticket this year and so it’s […]

Flint Pastor Interrupts Donald Trump: Knock Off The Trash Talk About Hillary!

A Flint pastor who invited Donald Trump to speak at her church interrupted him in the middle of his speech on Wednesday to ask that the Republican presidential nominee stop talking trash about the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. A statement given at the event by Rev. Faith Green Timmons of Bethel United Methodist Church […]

More Than Six Million Americans In 33 States Drinking Water Contaminated With Dangerous Chemicals, Says New Study

More than six million Americans across 33 states are drinking water laced with unsafe levels of poisonous chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems, according to a new Harvard study released on Tuesday. Poisonous concentrations of household and industrial chemicals have been found in the drinking water of almost a third of the U.S. […]

Michigan Water Crisis: Attorney General Files Lawsuits

Michigan Attorney General Schuette has filed a lawsuit against two water companies in connection with the Flint drinking water crisis. Veolia North America and Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, or LAN, have been named in the lawsuit on behalf of Flint’s lead-poisoned drinking water. Both companies were awarded contracts to help with advising on using the […]

Flint Water Crisis: Who Was In Charge And What Happens Next

Last week, the Flint water crisis became a criminal case when two Michigan state regulators and a city employee were charged with official misconduct, tampering with evidence, and a number of other offenses related to the lead contamination that has plagued the city’s public water supplies, reported CBS News. According to Michigan Attorney General Bill […]

Bernie Sanders Stands Up For Gun Shop Owners In Flint Debate, Earns Praise From NRA

Following an increase in gun-related deaths in America, Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders faced off in Flint, Michigan, with regard to the issue. Senator Bernie Sanders pointed out that he wouldn’t end gun manufacturing in the country. On Sunday night, both candidates earned different impressions from the public. While Clinton seemed to have […]

Hillary Clinton’s Solution To The Water Crisis Made Flint Resident ‘Vomit’

As the 2016 United States presidential election draws closer and closer, many Americans are eager to learn which candidates will be able to find quick solutions in a time of serious crisis. One issue that voters are desperate to find answers to is the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, which has resulted in thousands of […]

Flint Family Estimates Use Of 151 Water Bottles Per Day

A Flint family has recently stated that they use approximately 151 water bottles, per day. In light of recent concerns over the excess of bottle-related trash, this report is both shocking and concerning. The Luster family is currently suffering from the water crisis in Flint in more ways than one. According to CNN, Gina Luster, […]

Janelle Monae Joins Activists At #JusticeForFlint And Gives A Powerful Performance

Janelle Monae, along with surprise guest Stevie Wonder, gave a powerful performance at the #JusticeForFlint event in Flint, Michigan, on Sunday night, Feb. 28. The BlackOut for Human Rights event, hosted by filmmaker Ryan Coogler and director Ava Duvernay, was in response to the ongoing water crisis in Flint. Monae and Wonder were joined by […]

Tony Burton, Actor Who Trained Apollo Creed And Rocky Balboa In ‘Rocky’ Films, Has Died

Actor Tony Burton, best known for his role as Tony “Duke” Evers in all six Rocky movies, has died. He was 78-years-old. Burton was one of only four actors to star in the first six movies films of the Rocky series — first as Apollo Creed’s trainer in Rocky and Rocky II, and then as […]

Ted Cruz Blocks Vote For Aid To Flint, Michigan During Water Crisis

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has decided to place a hold on the vote for S. 2012, which would provide desperately needed funding to Flint, Michigan — the community which has been devastated by water that has poisoned them. According to Senator Charles (Chuck) Schumer (D-N.Y.), Cruz’s objection to the deal is directly related to […]

Flint, Michigan Benefit: Ava DuVernay, Ryan Coogler Attending, Skipping Academy Awards — #JusticeForFlint

Flint, Michigan, will be holding a fundraising event on February 28, 2016, the same night as the Academy Awards, and there are several black celebrities who will be attending, skipping out on the award show, reports Blavity. #advocateforhumanrights #JUSTICEFORFLINT Free Special Event in Flint MI at 5pm Livestream on 2/28 @RevoltTV — ledisi (@ledisi) […]

EPA Finds State And City Response To Flint Water Crisis ‘Inadequate’

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that the state of Michigan and city of Flint have not done enough to address growing concerns over extremely poor water quality and high lead levels, reported the Detroit Free Press. Specifically, the EPA cited Flint’s lack of qualified personnel at the city’s public water plant. “Following […]

Flint Water Crisis: Officials May Face Charges After Emails Reveal Negligence

Regulators of the water supply in Flint, Michigan, are being exposed by the state. In the midst of the ongoing investigation into the Flint water scandal, the state of Michigan has publicly released a series of emails between regulators that proves officials were informed about the presence of lead in Flint’s water supply and ignored […]

Flint, MI’s Newest Donors, Beyoncé, Mark Wahlberg, Sean Combs, But Where Is The Government?

Beyoncé Knowles, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Mark Wahlberg — they are all new member of the expansive club of celebrities who have donated time and/or money to help residents of Flint, MI, in Flint’s recent struggle to get safe drinking water. Beyoncé’s #BeyGood initiative will help Flint residents in both the short and long term. Not […]

Hillary Clinton Blasts Handling Of Flint, Michigan Water Crisis As ‘Immoral,’ Demands Congress Action

Hillary Clinton is sounding more presidential as the 2016 Elections near. The former First Lady, senator, and Secretary of State took a timeout from campaigning ahead of the New Hampshire Primary and turned her attention to the travesty in Flint, Michigan, according to an NBC News report. During a Sunday service, Clinton addressed a packed […]

Flint Crisis: Shocking Emails Reveal Michigan Officials Aware Of Link Between Flint Water And Legionnaires’ Disease

The Flint crisis is getting complicated. Internal emails have revealed that high-ranking officials were sufficiently aware of a surge in Legionnaires’ disease potentially linked to Flint’s water long in advance of the Governor Rick Snyder’s statement reporting the outbreak to the public last month. Legionnaires’ disease (aka Legionellosis) is a type of pneumonia caused by […]

Feds Looking For A Lie In Flint Water Case

The FBI is on the hunt for lies as the Flint water crisis turns federal. Concerns are being raised on social media about the efficacy of the water filters netted out to Flint residents, and a U.S. Representative calls for $1 billion in surplus funds to be siphoned to the water crisis as calls mount […]

Erin Brockovich Said Flint Citizens Asked Her For Help A Year Ago, But State Officials Did Nothing

The Flint water crisis has caught the attention of a number of celebrities, but few seem more fitting than the tough-talking, stiletto-sporting, legal diva and beloved public figure, Erin Brockovich. Brockovich was made famous in the 2000 film bearing her name and starring Julia Roberts. A consumer advocate best known for the lawsuit concerning groundwater […]

New Flint Water Crisis — What To Do With All Those Water Bottles?

The Flint water crisis has elicited the help of many celebrities, some natives of the city and some not. In the midst of what has finally been called a state of emergency, millions of bottles of water are being transported to Flint, Michigan, for consumption and use by residents until their local water contamination issues […]

The Game Offers Up $1 Million In Bottled Water For Flint Water Crisis, Criticizes Madonna, Jimmy Fallon For Meager $10k Donations

The Game is putting his money where his mouth is and he’s calling out other celebrities who aren’t keeping up with his very generous donation. The Game, whose real name is Jayceon Taylor, just donated $1 million in bottled water to help aid the Flint water crisis; $500,000 of that amount will come from his […]

Kwame Kilpatrick, Convicted Former Detroit Mayor, Blasts Gov. Snyder Over Flint Crisis In Letter From Prison

Kwame Kilpatrick, who was once the mayor of Detroit, has joined a growing list of politicians, media personalities, and celebrities calling out Michigan Governor Rick Snyder over Flint’s poisoned water crisis. Unlike most of Snyder’s other critics, however, Kilpatrick’s criticism came in the form of a letter written from prison, where Kilpatrick is serving a […]

Armed Militia In Flint Arrives To Get Answers To Water Crisis, Gives Government Ultimatum

Perhaps this is the new normal, and apparently the Constitution and a famous speech provide for this protest. An armed militia in Flint, Michigan, rallied over several days, and the group’s demands are simple: government officials should offer answers to the disturbing water crisis or it will force their hands by any means necessary. Since […]

Pearl Jam Donates Massive Sum Of Money To Flint Water Crisis

Pearl Jam has its hands full with an upcoming tour that they recently announced. But they still made time to help their fellow statesmen in need up in Flint, Michigan. According to Rolling Stone, Pearl Jam took time and money out of their busy lives to put up a King’s Ransom to help the people […]

Governor Snyder Says Sorry For The Water Crisis

A chastened Governor Rick Snyder took the opportunity of the State of the State address on Tuesday to say sorry for Flint’s worsening water crisis. As many as 8,000 children have been affected by toxic levels of lead in the tap water over the past two years. “Your families face a crisis — a crisis […]

Detroit Sickouts Close Nearly 100 Schools, Teachers Say Buildings Are Hazardous

Detroit sickouts closed nearly 100 schools on Wednesday, as teachers are demanding a healthier and safer working environment. According to reports, educators and their students are being exposed to asbestos, mold, rodent infestations, and dangerous structural damage on a daily basis. In an effort to raise awareness, the teachers called in sick en masse, forcing […]

Flint Poison Water: Thousands Of Flint Children Poisoned By Lead In Water Supply

Flint poison water was consumed by more than 8,000 children in Michigan. The poison water in Flint was packed with lead, the result of a local treatment plant taking water directly from the Flint River. A report from the Detroit Free Press on Saturday, January 16, states that about 8,657 children in Flint consumed poisoned […]

Teenage Moms Sentenced In Murder For Hire Plot [Video]

Two teenage moms were sentenced in Waterford Township, Michigan, stemming from a plot to hire a hitman to kill an individual in neighboring Flint, Michigan, Fox News Detroit reports. Dallys Vogel, 19, was sentenced to six years and nine months to 30 years, and her accomplice Mia Buscemi was sentenced to six years and nine […]

Michigan Man Accused Of Waterboarding Five-Year-Old Over Ripped Backpack

A Michigan man has been arrested on charges of waterboarding his girlfriend’s five-year-old son, WEYI (Flint) is reporting. 30-year-old Michael A. Porter, of Flint, allegedly used the torture technique — reportedly used on prisoners at Guantanamo — because the boy ripped his backpack at school. Mount Morris Police Chief Keith Becker tells NBC News that […]

Man Accused Of Killing Cottage Inn Pizza Delivery Driver David Fuller Has Turned Himself In

Flint, Michigan is well known for it’s violence, and excessive amount of shootings, but something unexpected even to the Flint community happened on April 21. David Fuller, a 26-year-old delivery driver, was shot and killed while making a pizza delivery to what we now know was an abandoned home. The alleged shooter, 18-year-old Kevin Thompson […]

Brutal Beating Of 11-Year-Old Child Shared On Facebook Leads To Arrests

A video posted to Facebook of an 11-year-old child suffering a beating has led to three arrests in Flint, Michigan. The Facebook video is six minutes long. The child is repeatedly smacked in the face and whipped with a belt. MLive reported that police allege the Facebook video showed a boy being slapped by his […]

Former Michigan Mayor Erects Statue Of Himself, Surrounded By Lions [Photo]

Davison Township, MI – What’s the best way to perk up your spirits after a disgraced exit as the mayor of Flint, Michigan? That would be erecting a bronze statue of yourself in your front lawn, surrounded by lions. Former Flint mayor Don Williamson resigned his post in 2009 after facing a recall, and has […]

Most Dangerous Cities: Flint, Michigan Ranks As The Deadliest

Flint and Detroit, Michigan are considered to be the most dangerous cities in the United States, according to Yahoo! Finance. Compiled annually by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the list examines violent crime in cities all across America. However, for the “most dangerous” list, only areas with over 100,000 residents were considered. Once all of […]

Detroit is America’s Most Dangerous City

Detroit, Michigan, where murder is almost a daily occurrence or 1,111 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, is the most dangerous city in America, according to Forbes. To compile the list of America’s Most Dangerous City, Forbes used the FBI’s uniform crime report for 2010 which tallies crime data for each of the country’s metropolitan areas.. […]

The changing city landscape in the US

Every once in a while we need to have a reality check and right now it appears that we might be getting a big one when it comes to our cities. For much too long there has been this idea that bigger is better. Bigger cars, bigger stores, bigger factories and to house all this […]