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It’s downright shocking and sad that a movie about the devastating Flint, Michigan water crisis is here before the residents have clean and safe water available to them. Nevertheless, Lifetime’s new film Flint, which stars  Queen Latifah and Jill Scott, and is based on Josh Sanburn’s February 2016 cover story for TIME magazine, “The Poisoning of […]

March 28, 2017 – When Bishop Marvin Sapp and his wife, the late Malinda Prince Sapp, started Lighthouse Full Life Center in Grand Rapids, the vision was to ultimately be able to serve the region of Western Michigan. Now almost 14 years later, that vision continues to unfold as Bishop Sapp announces a new Muskegon […]

Rep. John Conyers held a Capitol Hill briefing to spark dialogue about reparations.

Michigan officials filed a court motion while they appeal the decision in a lawsuit brought by several advocacy groups.

Prince’s two ex-wives held a private memorial to celebrate the singer’s life on Wednesday, according to reports. The service, hosted by Manuela Testolini and Mayte Garcia, took place in Los Angeles. Attendees included Dita Von Teese, Tavis Smiley, and Herbie Hancock. Testolini and Garcia decided to join forces and host their own event because they reportedly […]

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has been criticized by state and local officials for his response to the Flint Water Crisis, which prompted his office to assemble an investigative panel. In a report released by the panel, it found that the state is wholly responsible for the contamination of Flint’s drinking water, Think Progress reports. The Flint […]

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 […]

The special counsel for the state attorney general's office in Michigan said Tuesday that manslaughter and other related charges could come forth in relation to the ongoing Flint water crisis.

Cities throughout the state such as Grand Rapids, Jackson, Detroit, Saginaw, Muskegon and Holland have seen higher cases of lead in children as far back as 2013.