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  The city of Flint, Michigan has threatened thousands of homeowners with foreclosure if they continue to refuse to pay their water bills — even though it is water that remains undrinkable and dangerous without the use of a filter.    The Flint city government sent out warning notices to over 8K people demanding the money owed if they wish to avoid having a lien…

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Donald Trump finally decided to visit Flint, Michigan, and of course, the controversy began upon his arrival. On Wednesday, Sept. 14, Trump took a tour of the city and its water facilities. He also took time to plead his case to Black voters in the Flint community regarding issues he would solve should he be elected…

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In December 2015, there was a mysterious burglary of the Flint City Hall in Michigan. No one knows exactly what was taken other than an old TV. Compounding the investigation is the fact that police are unable to determine what records were missing in the room that contained the water records of Flint, Michigan residents.…

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Following the recent release of Beyoncé’s newest song and video, “Formation,” she will be going on a world tour of the same name in the spring. During the tour, she will give her fans an opportunity to donate to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The Formation World Tour will begin in North America on…

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Timbaland’s camp has finally responded to news reports that the superstar producer refused to perform at a recent benefit event for the Flint, Michigan water crisis because he was given the wrong brand of champagne. A number of outlets reported that Tim reneged on his scheduled 30 minute set at Bleu nightclub in Detroit on…

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The Queen of Soul will soon be competing with legendary diva Patti LaBelle in grocery stores around the country. Aretha Franklin is not only busy helping the citizens of Flint, Michigan, during their water crisis, but she’s also launching her own brand of cuisine. The 73-year-old is in talks with a food group from Phoenix…

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The scope and tragedy of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis can’t be underestimated. Despite the outpouring of sympathy and donations of bottled water, it is simply not enough. The situation in Flint is the biggest environmental disaster since the Love Canal incident in Niagara Falls, New York, almost 35 years ago. In that disaster, residents in…

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Russell Simmons

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Russell Simmons stopped by “The Real” to share his thoughts on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The 58-year-old mogul says the local government’s negligence in letting this situation occur amounts to  “environmental racism.” Catch Simmons on “The Real” Friday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. EST.    

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Aretha Franklin joins a growing list of celebrities who are doing their part to help the residents of Flint, Michigan amid the city’s devastating water crisis. The Queen of Soul plans on donating rooms at a Holiday Inn in Southfield, a Detroit suburb, for 25-50 people, reports Detroit’s Ksat 12. In addition to the providing shelter…

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Big Sean has dedicated blood, sweat, tears, and big bucks to both properly and proudly rep his hometown of Detroit. So, it’s no surprise that the G.O.O.D Music recording artist has stepped up to aid those suffering in Motor City’s neighboring town, Flint, MI. With the help of CrowdRise, Sean has started #HEALFLINTKIDS with the…

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