FLINT — Organizers of a free Thanksgiving holiday event are making preparations to feed hundreds of needy families in the Flint area. Blessed to Be Blessing, in its ninth year, will take place Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Center for Hope located at 517 E. Fifth Street in Flint. The event features […]
FLINT, MI — After watching political tensions in Flint including the city’s controversial trash dispute and a mayor recall effort, Ira Dorsey who is known for his work with Flint’s Dayton Family said it was time for the community to step up. The rapper used his lyrical skills to shed light on Flint’s water crisis […]
Flint, MI – Communities First, Inc. has partnered with the Flint Institute of Arts to host the third annual African American Film Series. The series is designed to inspire, inform, empower and entertain attendees.  The series kicks off on November 2 at 5:30 pm. “This film series has been instrumental in opening up a dialogue […]
DETROIT, MI – Local activists and Flint citizens gathered at the Cobo Center on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 to share their stories of healing from the Flint water crisis. Ten speakers participated in a panel titled Making Waves: The Flint Healing Stories on the first day of the convention. Panelists included Gwendolyn […]
FLINT, MI — Organizers of a Halloween event are doing this year’s ghoulish holiday with a twist. Instead of focusing on the Halloween tradition of giving out candy to trick or treaters, they will be giving out personal care items and a free meal to the community.  The free event, Trunk or Treat for a […]
Flint women are set to represent the city at a convention that is expected to bring thousands of women to Detroit this weekend with one common goal – to reclaim their time. The Reclaiming Our Time Women’s Convention will feature a number of headline speakers including Congresswomen Maxine Waters and Brenda Lawrence, Senator Debbie Stabenow […]
FLINT, MI – It’s by human voice alone. Renowned a cappella group m-pact takes listeners on a soulful journey by abandoning instruments, creating music using simply their voices. Considered to be “one of the best pop-jazz vocal groups in the world,” m-pact has performed with Ray Charles, Sheryl Crown, Boyz II Men, and Natasha Bedingfield. […]
FLINT, MI – Sloan-Longway debuted a new lineup of programming for the fall of 2017 on Oct. 1. Included in the new lineup of shows are a Queen light show, a Halloween light show, and a Halloween event for the community. Both the Ooky Spooky Light Show and The Queen Light Show: From Mercury With […]
FLINT, MI – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce invites area professionals and employers to a high-energy workshop covering disruptive innovative on Oct. 10. The session – led by Eric Rowles, a nationally recognized speaker who has led presentations for major companies and organizations including Starbucks, Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo — will […]