Flint

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.

According to reports, Barack Obama is considering becoming the co-owner of an NBA franchise.

The Virginia Tech - Flint Water Study team claims results from recent testing of a water flushing program are promising. The primary source of Flint's water is now coming from the Detroit-based Great Lakes Water Authority.

Flint's former city administrator filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against Mayor Karen Weaver. She alleges that Weaver fired her to cover up a scheme to redirect charity funds to her campaign.

Google recently announced they will distribute $250,000 in Google.org grants to fund initiatives that will help Flint, Michigan recover from its water crisis. Google will allocate $150,000 to teams from the University of Michigan, which will work towards creating a data platform to help local leaders and the government with making effective decisions and provide Flint […]

Two state workers and one city worker have been charged in the Flint water crisis, marking "the first time criminal charges have been brought against government officials" in the outsize public health debacle, reports the Detroit Free Press.

"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."

On Tuesday, a panel assembled after she died issued a report indicating that the jail’s staff needs more training in regards to identifying mental health issues. It also specified that the facility should provide anger management counseling for inmates and employees should wear body cameras.

Nakiya Wakes recalled her pregnancy and the tragic events that unfolded. Wakes moved to the city in June 2014 and suffered her first miscarriage a year later. She was then informed she was carrying twins and the other child survived. During her second trimester, she suffered another miscarriage.

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 […]