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Flint, Michigan water plant

Ex-Michigan Governor Charged for Racist Lead Poisoning of Flint Water Supply; COVID-19 Vaccines Not Increasing in Availability; Democrats Plan to Repeal Trump Rules; and More

Former Michigan Governor formally charged for poisoning thousands of predominantly Black Flint citizens with water containing lead. In 2014, when the city of Flint was forced by the state to begin taking its water supply from the Flint river rather than using water from nearby Detroit as it had for…

Five Charged with Manslaughter in Flint Water Crisis

Five city and state officials of Flint, Mich., have received felony charges of involuntary manslaughter for their roles in the Flint water crisis. Nick Lyon, Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services director; Stephen Busch, a Michigan Department of Environmental Quality water supervisor; Howard Croft, former director of Flint’s Department…

Obama's No Discrimination Advisory to Louisiana Receives Backlash

Conservative media outlets, a Louisiana candidate for Senate and others have slammed President Barack Obama after his administration instructed the state not to discriminate when assisting Louisianans impacted by the recent flooding. Last week the Obama administration released a 16-page guidance warning Louisiana “to ensure that individuals and communities affected…