Bankole Thompson

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Michigan Lawmakers Playing Risky Game With Detroit Schoolchildren

Detroit’s public schools are on the verge of a shut down and everything is at…

Charges in Flint Water Crisis Are Tip of the Iceberg

Michigan Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette’s decision to charge Mike Glasgow, Stephen Busch and Mike…

Sanders’ Upset over Clinton in Michigan Reveals the Political Gray Areas

Given her pronouncements over the Flint lead poisoning crisis, forcing a Democratic debate there and…

What Do Presidential Candidates Have to Say about the Flint Water Crisis?

The Democrats seem to be demanding more answers in the Flint water crisis than Republicans.…

Flint-Linked Detroit Schools Chief to Step Down

With pressure building, it was just a matter of time before Darnell Earley, the embattled…

Flint Water and Detroit Schools: The Link Between Two Crises

The crisis in Flint which has Michigan’s government looking everywhere for solutions is fueling demonstrations…

Flint residents Marcus Shelton, from left, Roland Young, and Darius Martin walk on an ice-covered street as they retrieve free water. AP

Flint Water Crisis Deserves Visit from President Obama

President Barack Obama is in the Motor City today for the the 2016 North American…

Who Is to Blame for the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis?

Since the devastation associated with Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, America has not seen a…