Another hint that the U.S. ought to quit using lead pipes for water.Read more
Many of the city’s residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.Read more
The “us versus them” problem afflicts every major police department in the United States to some degree, and one of the most fascinating aspects of Flint Town is its portrait of how nonwhite police officers internalize that mentality even as they remain aware that it’s at odds with their own personal identity.Read more
(Reuters) – Michigan’s top medical official will be charged with involuntary manslaughter for her role in the city of Flint’s water crisis, which was linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that caused at least 12 deaths, state prosecutors said on Monday.Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis.Read more
A Black-owned construction company in the heart of Flint, Mich., is slated to play a key role in the city’s recovery following a crippling water contamination crisis.Read more
The Lifetime movie about the Flint, Mich., water crisis is now being executive produced by Queen Latifah, who will also star in the TV flick following Cher’s exit.Read more
“Federal funding to help begin fixing the pipes at the heart of the Flint water crisis is shamefully overdue.”Read more
President Obama will tour Flint, Michigan, next month, the White House announced Wednesday.
The visit was prompted by an email from 8-year-old Flint resident Amariyanna Copeny, who asked to meet the President.
Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said Gov. Rick Snyder’s pledge to drink filtered water drawn from a city home for the next 30 days in an effort to convince others of its safety “does not impress us at all.”Read more