Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tag: Flint

Flint Replaces Significant Number of Lead, Iron...

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver on Tuesday announced that city officials have excavated all of the lead and iron pipelines it targeted following the crippling...

Is the Flint Water Crisis Really Over?...

Four years after the start of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan — in which the city’s water supply was poisoned with lead and...

Two Years After the Declaration of a...

Something was in the water. For more than a year and a half after their source of public water was switched from Lake Huron...

Filmmaker Michael Moore Says Flint Crisis Would...

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore thinks Flint's water problem would be solved by now if the troubled city wasn't in Michigan. The Oscar-winning documentary...

Lead and the Black Community: How The...

Water is essential for life. Without it, the average person would die after four days. In the aftermath of the Flint, Mich., water crisis, which...

Activist Pens Open Letter to Steve Harvey:...

Steve Harvey, I actually used to enjoy your country humor and down-home jokes until recently when I had to check myself for confusing ignorance with comedy....

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Flint...

It’s been three years since Flint, Mich., last had clean water. The crisis began in 2014, when it was discovered that the city’s recently...

3 Officials Charged for Negligence in the...

As the Flint, Michigan water crisis continues to devastate residents, the state's attorney general has announced that three Flint officials will face criminal charges...

19 Detroit Public Schools Have Tap Water...

A group of officials at Detroit Public Schools said Wednesday that 19 public schools were found to have elevated lead and/or copper levels in...

Michigan Governor, Other Officials Face Racketeering Lawsuit,...

The governor of Michigan faces another suit from Flint residents who were victims of lead poisoning. Governor Rick Snyder, along with former members of his staff,...

Gov. Snyder Rushes to Defend Himself Against...

On Sunday night, the Democratic candidates for president were in Flint, Michigan for the latest debate. At the CNN-sponsored event, Hillary Clinton and Bernie...

Criminal Scandal: Emails Reveal Michigan Governor Knew...

As the spotlight continues to shine on the administration of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and its role in the Flint water crisis, a new...

Flint Residents Continue Battling Filthy Water Woes...

Ever since Flint residents cut ties with Detroit’s incredibly expensive water system last year, the financially struggling community has been plagued with water that...

‘Black Sails’ Season 1, Episode 5: ‘V’

"Black Sails" season 1, episode 5: "V" airs Saturday on Starz. Coming up on the next episode, Flint and the Walrus crew play a chess...

‘Black Sails’ Season 1, Episode 2: ‘II’

"Black Sails" season 1, episode 2: "II" airs Saturday on Starz. Coming up on the next episode, Flint reveals a thief on his crew; Silver...

Claressa Shields Captures Team USA’s Only Boxing...

Who said U.S. Olympic boxing was dead? Not Claressa Shields, a 17-year-old from Flint, Mich. who provided the Americans their only gold medal of...