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Righteous and Relentless Struggle: 
Reflections on the Principle and Practice
August 30, 2018
Even without understanding it in the depth that would come later, we were in, 1965, a new generation building on centuries of sacrifice and struggles of all those who preceded us, those who cleared firm and sacred ground on which we stood and still stand and who opened essential and upward ways on which we would continue the unfinished struggle for liberation and ever higher levels of human life. In speaking of this history, Mary McLeod Bethune told us we are heirs and custodians of a great legacy," but we were not always able to recognize and rightfully respect the historical and cultural ties of life and struggle that bound us with each preceding generation. ... read more »
The Passing of Civil Rights Legend John Mack is a Deeply-Felt Loss to the Urban League Movement
July 19, 2018
While John’s service to the Urban League goes back more than half a century, his association with the leaders of the movement goes back even further. While he was studying for his Master of Social Work degree at Atlanta University (now Clark Atlanta), he became a protégé of Whitney M. Young, then Dean of the School of Social Work. Just a few short years later, Young would take the helm of the National Urban League and ask John to lead the affiliate in Flint, Michigan. ... read more »
Health Chief, 4 Others Charged with Manslaughter in Flint
June 15, 2017
If convicted, Lyon and the others charged with involuntary manslaughter could each face up to 15 years in prison. ... read more »
Flint Residents Still Suffering, Exposed to Contaminated Water
June 1, 2017
Three years since discovery of tainted water, little has changed   ... read more »
EPA chief warns of ‘systemic’ issues with Flint water safety
June 23, 2016
In a letter last Thursday, she also told Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Flint Mayor Karen Weaver that the water treatment plant is understaffed and lacks enough experienced employees ... read more »
LAX Area Kappa Alumni Raise Funds to Aid Flint Water Crisis
March 31, 2016
Five Los Angeles-area alumni chapters of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., sponsored a fundraiser to help residents impacted by the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan. ... read more »
Life in Flint; Living with Deadly Water
March 23, 2016
Life over the past months has changed dramatically for Alaya Smith and her family, which includes her two-year-old son, Amarus Jones, and her fiancé. They live in fear of the water. ... read more »
In Flint Michigan, “We Charge Genocide”
March 17, 2016
Corruption has appeared in the land and the sea on account of that which men’s hands have wrought, that He may make them taste a part of that which they have done, ... read more »
Russell Simmons brings water and attention to plight of Flint residents
February 3, 2016
When business mogul and founder of the RushCard, Russell Simmons, arrived in Flint early Monday morning to deliver cases of bottled water door-to-door, he did so with a minimal amount of fanfare. ... read more »
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