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 […]
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.
https://twitter.com/Variety/status/817172520604344320 *Sigh* Where do we begin? https://twitter.com/Slim_Kanye/status/817465205122891777 Twitter users wasted no time telling Cher and the Lifetime network how foolish they look producing a made-for-TV movie about a human rights disaster that isn’t even close to a resolution. https://twitter.com/KeishaIvette/status/817248120144699395 We trust that Cher, her co-producers (Katie Couric, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron) and Oscar-nominated director […]
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. Exposure to the city's lead-contaminated water has caused learning disabilities and behavioral problems for many children.
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.
The federal government has decided that Flint, Michigan is no longer under a national state of emergency. This means that the government is no longer sending aid to Flint residents, despite the fact that their situation is just as dire now as it has been since governor Rick Snyder decided to switch the city’s tap […]
Michigan charged six state employees with misconduct for the Flint water crisis. Nine state workers have so far been charged criminally.
If there was any doubt in your mind that Beyoncé is a boss, guess again. Despite her superstar status, Bey continues to lend her time, money and talent to causes that most people forget about. According to reports, the singer helped raise more than $82,000 for Flint residents who continue to deal with the city’s lead-tainted water supply. […]