Flint

The year long report released by the Michigan Civil Rights Commission indicts not only individuals but systemic racism and offers solutions so that another Flint will never happen again.

Health officials report an increase of bacterial illness in Flint, Michigan. A reduction in hand washing to avoid contaminated municipal water may contribute to the outbreak.

Michigan charged six state employees with misconduct for the Flint water crisis. Nine state workers have so far been charged criminally.

If there was any doubt in your mind that Beyoncé is a boss, guess again. Despite her superstar status, Bey continues to lend her time, money and talent to causes that most people forget about. According to reports, the singer helped raise more than $82,000 for Flint residents who continue to deal with the city’s lead-tainted water supply. […]

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.

The levels of lead in the water systems of Newark, New Jersey’s public school systems recently tested above the federal action limit, but according to allegations by the Newark teachers union, the school district knew about the elevated lead levels for more than 10 years. School districts across the country are not required by law to test their […]

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.

Inmates and staff at two Michigan prisons -- the Pugsley Correctional Facility and the Oaks Correctional Facility -- were able to gather nearly 30,000 bottles of water during a 30 day contest to see who could collect the most for students dealing with the ongoing water crisis in Flint.

Dawn E. Cole, Vice-Chair, Board for Servants Without Borders, and Essita R. Duncan, Esquire, Chairwoman, Servants Without Borders, joined guest host Jeff Johnson on NewsOne Now to discuss their initiative to bring mobile showers to the residents of Flint amidst the water crisis.

Jon Connor's mom still lives in one of the worst affected areas of Flint, Michigan.

A total of seven families affected by the Flint water crisis are taking their grievances to court after their lead-poisoned children reportedly went through developmental changes last year.

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 […]