FLINT, MI — High school seniors in the Class of 2018 can soon apply for the Flint Promise (#flintpromise) scholarship, beginning March 1. To prepare students and parents for registration, a town hall meeting was held Jan. 27, 2018  highlighting how the new scholarship program will work. “We’re excited to launch Flint Promise with the […]
LANSING, MI – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said on Tuesday, Jan. 23 that the water quality in the city of Flint has improved dramatically over the past several months, citing test results that place the amount of lead in the city’s water at six parts per billion – a result that Snyder says is comparable […]
FLINT. MI — He was a typical 10-year-old boy. Jacques Allen loved to watch YouTube, go fishing and sledding and hanging out with friends. So far, everyone says the same thing. Jacques was just a “good kid.” “He loved to dance. He loved his game. He was loved. He was kind. He was sharing. He […]
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency has deleted key statistics on its web page about the percentage of Puerto Ricans living without drinking water and electricity. In this photo from October 2017, Roberto Figueroa Caballero sits in his wall-less home after Hurricane Maria devastated the island. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File) By Scott McKenzie, University of […]
Tiara Darisaw, 13, has already found a sweet spot with intertwining her love of politics and impacting the Flint community. In the midst of issues plaguing the city of Flint with the water crisis, Darisaw, a student at Flushing Middle School was inspired to develop her own organization she calls “Children for Flint.” It will […]
FLINT, MI  – Flint officials are advising residents living near Avon and East 8th Street to boil their water after a water main break in the area. “Officials are taking necessary steps to have (the) break repaired,” said a Dec. 24, 2017 press release issued by Flint Spokeswoman Kristin Moore. “However due to the circumstances, Flint’s […]
FLINT, MI — Mayor Karen Weaver and Flint City officials will help usher in the holiday season at Flint City Hall Friday, December 1, 2017 with a Tree Lighting/Holiday Kick-Off event. In addition to honoring local police and firefighters with trees lit with blue and red lights, there will be a tree lit with clear/white lights […]
FLINT, MI — Coming from a legacy of community outreach that her parents planted in her as a child, Chia Morgan has since dedicated herself to serve the city of Flint in any way she can. Morgan, 31, who graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 2011, later […]
FLINT, MI — One of Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s biggest supporters has announced that he has Parkinson’s Disease. Civil Rights leader and political activist, Rev. Jesse Jackson, told the public in a press release, Nov. 17 that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease after undergoing a number of tests. “Throughout my career of service God has […]
FLINT, MI — A committee appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to work on Flint water crisis issues has canceled its fourth meeting in a row. Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee appointee Dr. Lawrence Reynolds said there are a number of issues that could have been discussed in the meeting originally scheduled for Nov. 16. “Dear […]