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Rihanna to Donate COVID-19 Relief to Homeless, Foster Kids in Detroit and Flint

Rihanna to Donate COVID-19 Relief to Homeless, Foster Kids in Detroit and Flint

Rihanna already declared that she’s “trying to save the world unlike your President” and hasn’t shown any signs of slowing down. The mogul’s Clara Lionel Foundation teamed up with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s foundation, The David Rockefeller Foundation, Lyft, and Detroit native Big Sean’s foundation Sean Anderson Org, as well as the Stadler family to […]

Jaden Smith Teams Up With Local Church to Bring Clean Water to Flint

Jaden Smith Debuts Unreleased Track at 2018 Rolling Loud Festival

Jaden Smith is doing his part to help bring clean water to Flint Michigan. The rapper and co-founder of Just Water have partnered with the First Trinity Missionary Baptist Chruch and other local organizations such as The Last Kilometer, Rethink h20, Black Millennials for Flint and 501 Three to create a mobile water treatment system […]

Elon Musk Vows to Pay for Clean Water in Flint

SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has made a pledge to help pay for clean water in Flint, Michigan. The billionaire announced his commitment to helping Flint via Twitter on Wednesday. “Please consider this a commitment that I will fund fixing the water in any house in Flint that has water contamination above FDA levels. No kidding.” […]

Studies Link Lead in Flint Water to Increased Miscarriage Rate

In recent times, researchers examining the Flint water crisis have found a significant increase in fetal deaths and reduced pregnancies in Flint since April 2014. In April 2014, government officials of the city of Flint switched its water supply to the lead-contaminated Flint River without adding and metal pretreatment “chemicals”. According to the World Health […]

Dave Chapelle Donates $50,000 to Flint Water Crisis

During a charity show in Flint Michigan, comedian Dave Chapelle announced that he’d be donating $50,000 to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint in an effort to support and help end the growing water crisis in the area. The money will specifically go toward children who have been exposed to the lead-ridden water of Flint, […]

Black Women Take The Initiative To Replace Contaminated Pipes In Flint

A construction company owned by Black Women will be helping with clean water in Flint, Michigan. A local construction company called W.T. Stevens Construction are replacing 18,000 water pipes. Rhonda Grayer and retired NBA player Jeff Grayer are in charge of this construction company and efforts. This new development has opened positions for dozens of […]

More Officials Charged In Flint Water Crisis Investigation

Did Flint ever get clean water? Although the process for Flint to make its recovery from the water crisis may have slipped under the radar to the general public, there has been steady progress in the criminal investigation that was opened as a result of the situation. With counts such as “withholding information from the […]

Beyoncé And United Way Put On Event to Aid Flint, Michigan Residents

Beyoncé is a woman of many talents, however, aside from being one of the biggest superstars in the world, she is also a philanthropist. In February, the superstar’s BeyGood fund and the United Way announced they would distribute filtration pitchers, faucet mount filters and truckloads of water to residents. Now, she has put together something […]

Lil Wayne Receives The Key To Lafayette, Louisiana

Prior to his performance at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Monday [April 18], Lil Wayne received the key to the city for his philanthropic work. The Young Money leader partnered with TIDAL to create a competition called TIDAL’s Social Wave for Change. It involved college students and its purpose was to make contributions to the […]

Lawmakers Say “No” To Flint Funding In New Energy Bill

The people of Flint, Michigan are not getting the empathy of lawmakers. According to CNN, Bipartisan leaders voted to not include funding for Flint’s water crisis into a energy bill that was released. According to the site: Because the Flint provision is still the subject of a hold by Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee who […]

What The #FlintWaterCrisis Means For Women & Future Generations To Come

Last night [Sunday, February 28] film director Ryan Coogler decided to divert attention from #OscarsSoWhite back to #JusticeForFlint with an impressive fundraising event, which featured powerful performances from local poets and the likes of Jazmine Sullivan, Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monae and Dej Loaf. The event also included speeches from actor Jesse Williams and the citizens […]

#ForTheLoveOfFlint: Join Justice League NYC In Raising Awareness And Attention

Following Justice League NYC being honored with the NAACP Chairman’s Award for their social justice work, particularly relating to Flint, the hard work continues. While accepting the award, leaders Tamika Mallory and Carmen Perez had the word “FLINT” written on their arms, showcasing their tireless effort to help raise awareness, attention and vital resources. The […]

Timbaland Refused To Perform At Flint Charity Show Due To Champagne Mix-Up?

Timbaland allegedly refused to perform at a fundraiser on Thursday [January 28] for water-plagued Flint, Michigan, because he was served the wrong brand of champagne. Timbaland reportedly asked for Ace Of Spades champagne in his event rider but to his dismay, he was served Dom Perignon because the club did not carry JAY Z’s “expensive […]

Timbaland Uses Concert Proceeds To Provide Water To Flint

Last night’s [Thursday, January 28] stop in Detroit for Timbaland’s King Stays King Tour was a particularly special one. Aside from having acts such as Tweezie, Blaze Servin and Obs3essed, Timbaland announced the proceeds from the sales of that night’s concert were going toward providing clean water for the citizens of Flint, MI, who currently […]

Gilbert Arenas is a Horrible Person, Clowns Flint Residents

Wherever Gilbert Arenas goes, drama follows, whether he’s drawing guns in an NBA locker room, or arriving at the tail end of a fist-fight between two current and active members of the NBA (both of whom had a romantic relationship at one point with his ex-wife’s sister). For the second time in as many months, […]

Meek Mill Submits to 50 Cent’s IG Comedy: “You Like 40 Doing Memes”

That time Meek Mill sort of told Fif he won. And the jokes just kept on coming. For the last few days we’ve been utterly entertained with the fresh “beef” of 2016 between rappers 50 Cent and Meek Mill. After a week of hilarious Instagram memes (back to back) and a diss track, Meek may […]