• Organized Crime… NYPD Speaks #NBC Repost Let The World See..

    Organized Crime… NYPD Speaks #NBC Repost Let The World See.. Karla Coy look at this #FollowMe ? The world is full of Cop killers.. ?Pulling triggers…?Shooting some niggas..That's a innocent victim.. In this Sinister world of a system.. Controlled by liars in higher positions..?Required permission to violate our rights..✊Of being

  • Non-profits continue to pay for pipe replacements in Flint

    FLINT (WJRT) – (03/10/16) – Another family in Flint is getting new pipes. It is part of a plan backed by Flint area non-profits to start swapping pipes now. So far, they’ve done two homes on Flint’s north side in one week. Early Thursday morning, crews started digging up pipes

  • Race and the Crime of Felony Disenfranchisement

    Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan Now that Super Tuesday is behind us and the field of presidential candidates is narrowing with the suspension of Dr. Ben Carson’s campaign, a potentially paradigm-shattering general election looms ever closer. “The stakes in this election have never been higher,” Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said

  • Black Flint Rising

    FLINT (WJRT) – (03/04/16) – A group of Flint residents and panelists came together Friday evening to talk about race and the city’s water crisis. Local and national grassroots organizations held ” Black Flint Rising”. A town hall meeting that discussed the problems plaguing the Black and Latino communities in

  • Organizations Team up to Give Away Cases of Water

    FLINT (WJRT) – (02/28/15) – No matter what your opinion is on Flint’s water quality, there’s no doubt some people still won’t drink it. “I find it very difficult to go pay $4.99 or $3.99 for some water so that I don’t contaminate my body,” said Flint resident Clara Jenkins.

  • Flint Inmates Lied To About Water Crisis, Forced To Drink Lead Water

    Back in October, the Genesee County Health Department declared a public health emergency, telling the residents of Flint, Michigan to stop drinking the city’s tap water due to dangerously high levels of lead. Two months later, the mayor of Flint declared a state of emergency, saying the city’s pipes were

  • Leadership NOW

    Leadership NOW kicked off programming for its second class today. The 14 participants will spend the next year building leadership skills and learning how to develop effective partnerships and collaborative initiatives. For details, visit bit.ly/1pOIuzT.

  • New trouble in Flint: Adults poisoned, too

    From Detroit free press: New trouble in Flint: Adults poisoned, too Flint resident Aaron Stinson, 39, discusses getting news that he has the highest blood lead level in county for adults during Flint water crisis.

  • The Flint water crisis hearings were an exercise in blame, but there was little solace for those poisoned by lead

    If there is to be justice for the people of Flint, it will not be found inside the halls of Congress. It will come from where it always does: the street. In Thursday’s hearings on the poisonings, residents sat in the audience of the hearing room looking to their coiffed

  • I Went to Flint, Drank the Water, and Saw the Future of Civil Rights

    “I’ve never been very good at giving speeches,” Stevie Wonder said to the crowd. “Before coming here today, I had a lot of things on my mind. A lot of things that you don’t have to see to understand. We are in a very troublesome time in the world. A