His efforts are to curb one of the worst public health disasters in the U.S. B ig Sean adds his name to the list of several high-profile celebrities who have lent their time and efforts to raise money for the Flint water crisis, according to The Detroit News. https://twitter.com/TheDailyShow/status/824375348204814338 On Tuesday’s episode of “The […]
Three weeks after a court demanded that the state of Michigan send bottled water to residents who are still impacted by contaminated water, state officials are still trying to fight that order.
The Virginia Tech - Flint Water Study team claims results from recent testing of a water flushing program are promising. The primary source of Flint's water is now coming from the Detroit-based Great Lakes Water Authority.
But like a stream in a desert, the church shines as a beacon of hope, donating water and other necessities by the truck load. Churches like El Shaddai Assembly of God, where Pastor Abe Garcia leads the way. “We are a smaller church, but we always want to do stuff, we always want to reach […]
Nakiya Wakes had dreams of making a new start with her two children when she moved to Flint, Michigan, in June 2014. A year later Wakes learned her family was growing. But five weeks into her pregnancy these hopes of a fresh beginning came crashing down. She was rushed to the hospital and told she […]
As national attention on the disaster in Flint, Michigan slowly fades, the devastation remains. Gospel Music veteran Ricky Dillard recently joined the growing list of celebrities lending their notoriety and resources to the water crisis in Flint. We spoke exclusively with the Grammy nominated artist who sent several hundred bottles of water to aid in […]
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint’s water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state — a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities. Snyder’s plan would direct $195 […]
The Michigan House of Representatives has approved Governor Rick Snyder’s request for $28 million to deal with Flint’s drinking water crisis. The measure moves to the Senate for action next week. Snyder says the Michigan department of environmental quality and the federal E-P-A didn’t properly address the problem of lead contaminated water when they learned about it early […]
Residents are pushing for Snyder to step down while calling Flint’s water crisis, “Katrina II.” Despite calls for his resignation from residents and presidential…
Bishop J. Drew and First Lady Karen Clark Sheard A Detroit pastor and first lady are lending a hand to their Flint neighbors during a time of crisis. Bishop J. Drew Sheard and First Lady Karen Clark Sheard, heads of Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God In Christ, are collecting water this week for Michigan […]
The case of missing doctor Teleka Patrick has encountered a new twist with revelations involving allegations that the Michigan woman stalked gospel entertainer Marvin Sapp. Patrick has been missing since December 5, 2013. WOOD TV, an NBC affiliate, reports that she was obsessed with Sapp. So much so that she reportedly joined his church […]
Gospel recording artist and Pastor, Marvin Sapp says he was determined to make a dream of his late wife, MaLinda Sapp, come true: creating a school that linked academic education with performing and fine arts. It’s a dream he shared with her, and now the Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology (GREAAT) charter […]