We must vote Tuesday, November 7 like we’ve never voted before. This election is about more than who is mayor or who sits on City Council, it is about whether or not African Americans in this city are worthy of empowerment. Have you ever wondered why every time we have elected an African American mayor, […]
  (This is the first of a two-part series capturing Flint Mayor Karen Weaver’s experience being Flint’s first woman mayor. Part two will publish at 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.) FLINT, MI — According to the Center for American Women and Politics, in 2016, there were 263 women mayors in US cities with […]
What manner of man would pimp his own grandson in a desperate attempt to win Black votes? As the whole wide world knows by now, mayoral candidate Scott Kincaid has an African American grandson. Kincaid has mailed out several literature pieces. In most, you see him with his arms around his Black grandson, and in […]
Among the 17 or so candidates running for Mayor, I’m sure each of them has a particular motive for running. But I’d be willing to bet that all of those motives pale in comparison to that of Scott Kincaid. You see, if Scott is elected Mayor, one of his first acts will be to settle […]
Joyce Ellis-McNeal Age:     62 Family: Married Education: Masters of Public Administration, BS – Business Administration/Organization Management, Associate – Computer Technology Occupation: Self Employed Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I possess the public administration skills to supervise the administrative officers, formulate policies and the necessary characters to exercise […]
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 […]
Santino J. Guerra – Third Ward Age: 19 Education: Kearsley High School Alumnus Currently, Pre-law double majoring in Criminal Justice and Sociology at the University of Michigan – Flint Occupation: Full-Time Student, Prior to campaign worked at the University of Michigan – Flint Department of Public Safety Why do you feel you are a good […]
Herbert J. Winfrey – Sixth Ward Age: 62 Family: Married and I have two young adult daughters. Education: BA in Sociology, University of Michigan and a MA in Counseling, Liberty University Occupation: Program Manager, Hope Network, Incorporated Why do you feel you are a good fit for Flint City Council? I believe in living a […]
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 — Flint Beat in partnership with NBC25/FOX66 will host a mayoral forum at the Flint Public Library located at 1026 E. Kearsley Street on October 19 and 24, 2017 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The forum, “Flint Mayoral Forum” is hosted by the two news outlets with NBC25/FOX66 reporter Drew Moore serving as […]