On Monday, the organizers behind the Women’s March announced the Women’s Convention, which will take place on October 27-29 in Detroit, Michigan in preparation for the 2018 midterm elections.
Games tend to have trouble depicting black hair, but this year’s E3 displayed refreshing palette of kinky, coily, textured hair. Here’s a breakdown.
Even among all the billionaires, ideologues, and straight-up racist goons Donald Trump has nominated for his cabinet, Betsy DeVos, who was confirmed earlier this week as the Secretary of Education, stands out for how seemingly unqualified she is. As the doomed critics of her nomination were quick to say, she has never…
At sundown on Sunday, as protesters remained gathered at Detroit Metro Airport to demonstrate against Donald Trump’s block of citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S., demonstrators joined together to help the Muslims among them participate in their sunset prayer.
Donald Trump—a rusted refrigerator left out in the sun until its contents rot and swell into one noxious, congealed mass—has responded to the FBI’s latest report that, nope, there is nothing criminal in that batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails. In the wake of this news, he appeals to voters, asking them “to deliver…
Donald Trump toured Detroit with the good doctor Ben Carson this weekend. And in addition to a greater understanding of his son-in-law’s heritage, Trump walked away with his very favorite thing in the world: Press.
Erykah Badu has announced plans to donate a large portion of the proceeds from her concert at Detroit’s Chene Park Amphitheater on August 12 to the African American 490 Challenge, an organization seeking to test the remainder of the 11,300 untested rape kits that were found abandoned in a Detroit police station in…
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, one of the primary villains in the Flint water crisis, says he’ll drink the city’s filtered tap water for the next month to prove it’s safe—now.
A Detroit man has been arrested on a laundry list of hideous crimes after police searched his home and found a woman padlocked to a stripper pole by her neck. Ryon L. Travis, 32, is accused of imprisoning four women as well as producing child pornography. He’s responded to all that by claiming U.S. law doesn’t apply…
The Flint water crisis just gets worse and worse. This week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is using taxpayer money to pay lawyers nearly twice his state’s average to save his ass. This is the same man who sacrificed a whole city’s well-being and tried to delay installing new pipes in Flint to due to cost concerns.…
New information about the Flint disaster keeps coming: the Detroit Free Press reports that two top legal aides to Governor Rick Snyder issued a warning in October 2014—a full year before Snyder’s public disclosure of the public health crisis—that Flint’s water supply needed to be switched back Detroit’s source before…
In Flint, Michigan, Erin Brockovich has joined the cavalry: the famed environmental activist is bringing her talents to the Mitten. She’ll be helping lawyers organize a class action suit for the embattled residents.
On Thursday, Ellen Degeneres appeared via video conference to the students and staff at Spain Elementary-Middle School in Detroit, a school beset by poor funding and abysmal conditions, to announce a surprise donation of $500,000.
During a press conference on Tuesday, Karen Weaver, the mayor of Flint, announced that a $55 million pipe replacement program is scheduled to begin this month. Homes with pregnant women and children will get higher priority.
The search for who’s responsible for Flint’s lead poisoned water crisis has begun in earnest, as the FBI, EPA and Congress drill down on who did what when.
In a town where lead poisoning is so prevalent that testings are held under the guise of family fun nights, there’s just one nurse on the school district’s payroll.
In a federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday, environmental activists are seeking an order that would force officials in Flint, Michigan to swap out all lead pipes in the city with safer replacements.
In response to the overdue but increasing amounts of attention being paid to the lead-poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan governor Rick Snyder has released his emails relating to Flint from 2014 and 2015.
In Flint, Michigan, as the lead-poisoned water conditions worsen and residents are developing Legionnaires’ disease, politicians like Michigan State Governor Rick Snyder and State Attorney General Bill Schuette are finally getting their asses in gear.
In Michigan, Governor Rick Snyder has declared a state of emergency regarding the water crisis in Flint, Michigan where, due to deliberately careless resource management, the number of kids with dangerous levels of lead in their blood doubled in 2015.