Michigan

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has been criticized by state and local officials for his response to the Flint Water Crisis, which prompted his office to assemble an investigative panel. In a report released by the panel, it found that the state is wholly responsible for the contamination of Flint’s drinking water, Think Progress reports. The Flint […]

https://twitter.com/Fish_N_Chips57/status/709109153180954624 Four Michigan high school students have been suspended after a photo of them posing with racial slurs on their stomachs went viral, Fox 2 Detroit reports. The Grosse Pointe South High School students took the photo at a party off campus and posted it to popular app Snapchat over the weekend. Three of the teens […]

While some will be watching the live broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards this coming Sunday, a bevy of Black entertainers and celebrities will make their way to Flint, Mich. Director Ava DeVernay, actor Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal Buress and several other big names will be joined together in solidarity for the #JUSTICEFORFLINT event on […]

At least six people are dead and two are in critical condition after a gunman went on a seven hour shooting spree across three Michigan locations early Sunday morning.

The special counsel for the state attorney general's office in Michigan said Tuesday that manslaughter and other related charges could come forth in relation to the ongoing Flint water crisis.

Known for his hip-hop roots and philanthropic efforts, Russell Simmons has vowed to helped the thousands in Flint, Michigan affected by the water crisis.

After Oprah took to Twitter to share a video detailing how she dropped 26 pounds using Weight Watchers while still eating bread daily, the company’s shares catapulted more than 20 percent, and rose to $13.29 per share.

A Michigan teen’s impromptu piano performance while he was waiting to meet a friend at a local mall has turned him into the Internet’s latest viral star. Monntel West, 18, had a few free moments when he took to a piano inside Lansing Mall and a bystander’s video capture of the performance has since gone […]

“I admire Rick Snyder for stepping up right now. He’s going to the challenge, and he’s fired people and accepted responsibility to fix this."

Big Sean and his Detroit non-profit, the Sean Anderson Foundation (SAF), announced today it has partnered with CrowdRise to launch the #HEALFLINTKIDS campaign to help families with kids who have been exposed to toxic water in Flint, Mich.