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Snoop Dogg will headline the "Hoop 4 Water" celebrity basketball game on May 20 to raise much-needed funds for the Flint water crisis.

The year long report released by the Michigan Civil Rights Commission indicts not only individuals but systemic racism and offers solutions so that another Flint will never happen again.

Despite the crisis being the state's fault, officials are fighting a federal court order requiring them to provide water and information to city residents.

Despite authorities' claims that filtered water is safe for human consumption, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver says that some homes' faucets do not fit the filters, and therefore bottled water is still needed for many.

At the height of Flint’s water crisis, nearly 9,000 children had been exposed to lead from drinking contaminated water. Mayor Karen Weaver reported an estimated 5,000 homes were in need of lead pipe replacements. President Barack Obama signed an emergency disaster declaration in January, ordering federal aid in conjunction with volunteer efforts on the ground, but it was only set […]

The levels of lead in the water systems of Newark, New Jersey’s public school systems recently tested above the federal action limit, but according to allegations by the Newark teachers union, the school district knew about the elevated lead levels for more than 10 years. School districts across the country are not required by law to test their […]

Flint Mayor Dr. Karen Weaver joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss the latest details in the ongoing Flint water crisis and what is currently being done to rectify the man-made disaster that has poisoned an American city.

Rep. Lawrence, one of the Congressional leaders looking to get to the bottom of the Flint Water Crisis, explained that Flint is not the only city in the United States that is "struggling with lead poisoning."

Earley, joined by his lawyer, Attorney A. Scott Bolden, explained that the decision to switch Flint's water supply to the Flint River and use services from the KWA Water Authority was made by the Flint City Council.

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders met face-to-face in Flint, Michigan for a presidential debate this weekend, and the two candidates clearly attempted to separate themselves from one another. During Sunday night’s debate, both of the Democratic candidates seemed to accomplish what they set out to do. NewsOne Now panelist Lauren Victoria Burke said […]