Monday, June 24, 2019

Tag: lead poisoning

Lead Astray: New Evidence Links Children with...

When people are in pain or suffering from illness, they are more likely to act in destructive ways that carry negative consequences for both...

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...

Task Force: Flint’s Black Residents Didn’t Receive...

Many don't doubt that race played a major role in the Flint, Michigan water crisis. At least that's what many Flint residents expressed to...

Flint Resident Recalls the Emotional Moment He...

  Flint resident Aaron Stinson, 39, discusses getting news that he has the highest blood lead level in county for adults during Flint water crisis.

Report Faults State Officials, Governor’s Office, Emergency...

The state of Michigan released a damning report Wednesday that pointed the finger at state officials for the Flint water crisis. The Flint Water Advisory...

Shocking New Report Finds Lead Contamination in 350...

Congress is currently holding hearings calling Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to task for his handling of the Flint water crisis. But Flint isn’t the...

Selma, the Pivotal City for Black Voting...

Selma, a historic place in the movement for civil rights and voting rights, is going through some tough times.  The site of many of...

Solution to the Flint Water Crisis? Swiss...

As America finds itself engrossed with the Flint, Michigan water crisis — as that city’s residents grapple with the prospect of their children facing...

A Criminal Act: Michigan Government Supplied State...

Just as we thought things couldn't get any worse in the Flint water crisis, new revelations prove there is always room for more outrage. For...

Michigan Gov. Declares State of Emergency in...

The fallout over Flint’s contaminated water system is growing. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has declared a state of emergency for the city and Genesee...

Like Thousands of Black Children Across the...

One of the little known aspects of the life of Freddie Gray, the man whose spine was severed by a rough ride in the...

10 Ways Environmental Racism Is Threatening the...

Air Pollution Air pollution is a serious problem in communities of color, as poor air quality can contribute to a host of health problems. According...