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 […]
Those who are detractors of Mayor Karen Weaver love to bandy the word “corruption” around. However, when one looks at the behavior of Scott Kincaid’s cronies on Flint City Council, you’ll end up scratching your head as to who is truly corrupt. The classic definition of corruption is a form of dishonest or unethical conduct […]
DETROIT, MI – Flint hip-hop artist Mama Sol performed her original single, Hard to Swallow, in front of thousands at the Women’s Convention on Saturday, Oct. 28. “We come in peace with the intent to increase and restore hope for the hopeless and love is the focus. I pray that this message will reach far […]
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 […]
ANN ARBOR, MI – Hillary Clinton discussed her concern for Flint’s ongoing water crisis on Tuesday, Oct. 24, saying that “what happened in Flint wouldn’t have happened in a more affluent community.” “We have to keep going, but we also have to remember those who are being left behind. That’s why I talk about Flint […]
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 — So far, eight people looking to nab the mayor’s seat in Flint’s recall election say they will faceoff during a Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, mayoral from at the Flint Public Library from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Confirmed for Oct. 24 are Ronald Higgerson, Scott Kincaid, Sean MacIntyre, Anthony Palladeno Jr., Don Pfeiffer, […]
FLINT, MI — Congressman Joe Kennedy III (MA-04) visited Flint on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 21 to get a firsthand look at the city’s ongoing water crisis. Congressman Kennedy, the great nephew of President John F. Kennedy, was hosted in Flint by Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05). The two took a walking tour of the […]