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Jaden Smith’s Foundation Unveils Filtration System Designed to Provide Flint with Clean Water | The Root

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Jay Connor, The Root Jaden Smith Hollis Johnson/Business Insider, Featured Image Jaden Smith is most commonly known for his acting chops and blossoming rap career, on the low, the son of Jada and Willard is quite the philanthropist too. The Associated Press reports that the 20-year-old’s JUST goods foundation is joining forces with First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church to deploy […]
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Detroit Schools Turn Off Drinking Water, Citing Elevated Lead and Copper | The New York Times When public school students in Detroit return to their classrooms next week for the first day of the school year, the water fountains will be dry.">Detroit Schools Turn Off Drinking Water, Citing Elevated Lead and Copper | The New York Times When public school students in Detroit return to their classrooms next week for the first day of the school year, the water fountains will be dry.

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When public school students in Detroit return to their classrooms next week for the first day of the school year, the water fountains will be dry.
Detroit Schools Turn Off Drinking Water, Citing Elevated Lead and Copper | The New York Times When public school students in Detroit return to their classrooms next week for the first day of the school year, the water fountains will be dry." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Flint Water Crisis Likely Increased Fetal Deaths, Study Shows | Huffington Post Another hint that the U.S. ought to quit using lead pipes for water.">Flint Water Crisis Likely Increased Fetal Deaths, Study Shows | Huffington Post Another hint that the U.S. ought to quit using lead pipes for water.

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Another hint that the U.S. ought to quit using lead pipes for water.
Flint Water Crisis Likely Increased Fetal Deaths, Study Shows | Huffington Post Another hint that the U.S. ought to quit using lead pipes for water." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Flint Kids Exposed to Lead to Undergo Testing, Screenings to Determine Special Education Needs | Atlanta Black Star FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An agreement has been reached to get more services to Flint children who were exposed to lead in drinking water.">Flint Kids Exposed to Lead to Undergo Testing, Screenings to Determine Special Education Needs | Atlanta Black Star FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An agreement has been reached to get more services to Flint children who were exposed to lead in drinking water.

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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An agreement has been reached to get more services to Flint children who were exposed to lead in drinking water.
Flint Kids Exposed to Lead to Undergo Testing, Screenings to Determine Special Education Needs | Atlanta Black Star FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An agreement has been reached to get more services to Flint children who were exposed to lead in drinking water." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint | Colorlines Many of the city's residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.">Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint | Colorlines Many of the city's residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.

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Many of the city's residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap.
Michigan to Stop Distributing Free Bottled Water in Flint | Colorlines Many of the city's residents do not trust—or use—what comes out of their tap." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Flint Town Is an Alarming Portrait of Cops, Politics, and a Reeling City | Vulture 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.">Flint Town Is an Alarming Portrait of Cops, Politics, and a Reeling City | Vulture 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.

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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.
Flint Town Is an Alarming Portrait of Cops, Politics, and a Reeling City | Vulture 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." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Michigan to charge state’s top medical official in Flint water deaths | Reuters (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.">Michigan to charge state’s top medical official in Flint water deaths | Reuters (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.

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(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.
Michigan to charge state’s top medical official in Flint water deaths | Reuters (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." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Black-Owned Construction Company Awarded Contract to Replace Flint Water Pipes – Atlanta Black Star 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.">Black-Owned Construction Company Awarded Contract to Replace Flint Water Pipes – Atlanta Black Star 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.

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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.
Black-Owned Construction Company Awarded Contract to Replace Flint Water Pipes – Atlanta Black Star 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." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Queen Latifah Helming ‘Flint’ Lifetime Movie After Cher Drops Out – Atlanta Black Star 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.">Queen Latifah Helming ‘Flint’ Lifetime Movie After Cher Drops Out – Atlanta Black Star 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.

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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.
Queen Latifah Helming ‘Flint’ Lifetime Movie After Cher Drops Out – Atlanta Black Star 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." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More