By: Leon Kwasi Kuntuo-Asare
All charges were dropped for those responsible for the Flint water crisis, which killed about a dozen people and infected many more with harmful bacteria like legionella, which can be extremely dangerous for people with a weakened immune system.
In January 2016, the then Michigan governor, Rick Snyder and the then Michigan Health director, Nick Lyon announced an outbreak of legionaries disease that occurred between 2014-2015, when the majority Black and impoverished city of Flint, Michigan, under Michigan state- control started getting polluted and lead tainted water from the Flint River.
According to CBSNEWS:
“( prosecutors) pledge to start the investigation from scratch.”
The new investigation will be headed by Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud, who started working on the case in January.
He believed “all available evidence was not pursued ” by the previous team of prosecutors. -Cbsnews later reported.
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20 YEAR OLD AFRICAN-AMERICAN COLLEGE STUDENT, BECOMES CITY’S YOUNGEST CITY COUNCIL MEMBER! (ARTICLE )
BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
Jewell Jones made history this November, when the 20 year old African-American college student from the University of Michigan- Dearborn became the youngest person to become a member of the Inkster, City Council.
Despite only being 20 years old, Jones has over a decade of experience, helping to improve his community.
Jones stated: ” My parents would drag me around to different things in the community. I was very involved in my church. Serving the people in this capacity has always been pretty natural for me.”
The last few years, Jones has become more political, he helped in the political campaigns for Michigan State senator David Knezek (D) and Inkster’s Mayor Hilliard Hampton.
Besides being a fulltime college student and helping in political campaigns, Jones somehow finds the time to also get involved with several on campus organizations, which includes the Army ROTC, Black Student Union and Student Veterans Association.
Jones plans to graduate in 2017.
Senator Knezek told Huffpost: “We need more Jewells on politics across the country. We need more young people who won’t simply settle for sitting on the sidelines complaining about how others are running things.”
As a member of the city council, Jones objectives are to improve public safety, foster economic growth and improve the city’s park and recreational services.
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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
A TOWN FOOL, SUSPECTED WHITE SUPREMACIST AND SMALL BUSINESS OWNER FROM MICHIGAN NAMED ROBERT TOMANOVICH HUNG A NOOSE AND THE CONFEDERATE FLAG OUTIDE OF HIS BUSINESS.
DESPITE EVIDENCE THAT SAYS THE CONTRARY THE MAN CLAIMS HE IS NOT RACIST. HE SAYS HE ONLY HUNG THE WHITE SUPREMACIST FLAG OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES BECAUSE HE LIKED THE COLORS AND CLAIMS HE ONLY THE NOOSE TO HONOR A FRIEND WHO HUNG HIMSELF.
HE CLAIMS HE HAS A BLACK FRIEND AND SAYS THEY BOTH THINK ALL THE NEWS MEDIA ATTENTION IS FUNNY.
NOT SURPRISINGLY, MR. TOMANOVICH WAS UNABLE TO PROVIDE ANY CREDIBLE BLACK PERSON TO SPEAK UP FOR HIS CHARACTER.
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