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Flint, Michigan, was flooded with thriving lady entrepreneurs and goal getters this past Saturday at the inaugural GoGetHer conference. The conference took place at the First Trinity Church fellowship hall in Flint on Saturday, April 22. Starting with four workshops for attendees to choose from, to a panel discussion that included an educator from each workshop, every woman left the conference with new tools to make their dreams and goals…

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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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Clean water is something we take for granted on a daily basis. This is especially true when we send our kids off to school and don’t even question if they are getting pure water that day. Apparently, a predominantly Black metro Atlanta city has an issue when it comes to providing safe drinking water to…

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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 a society where it seems that social media and reality stars are able to keep youngsters’ attention more effectively than books or teachers, having positive role models in our community is more important ever. Jessie Hurse of Flint, Michigan, has been exactly that, making a positive impact on local students as well as his community. Jessie…

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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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Flint, Michigan, has been in the national spotlight for the last several months regarding their lead-poisoned water and the city’s mayor, Karen Weaver, has been very vocal about the issues concerning her city. From visiting the White House and having a one-on-one with President Obama, to having her city host a free citywide #JusticeForFlint concert…

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Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson (D) represents a cross section of voters in the diverse 4th Congressional district.   He has held office since 2007 and sits on the US Judiciary Committee on Armed Services and the Committee of the Judiciary. Like many Americans, Rep. Johnson was shocked over the lead–tainted water consumed by the residents of…

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The Rev. Will Hall and members of the Acts of Love organization talk with a Flint, Michigan, resident about the lead water crisis. The resident, Tim, discusses the needs of the people, how the government’s next steps are ripe with uncertainty, and the immediate need for more help.

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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 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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