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Trailblazing Educator and Civil Rights Leader in Flint, MI Dies at age of 101

Throughout history, educators have been trailblazers both inside and outside the classroom. This past April, one of those trailblazers passed away. Lois E. Holt died Saturday, April 22, at the age of 101. Holt was the first black teacher in Flint, Michigan. She worked as an educator as a civil rights leader in Flint. Holt…

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Big Sean Raises Funds for Children Affected by Flint Water Crisis

Many were upset with the news of the water contamination in Flint, MI made national headlines, and the reality is the residents of Flint are still mad. Why? Because while there are reports that the water crisis is over, the current and future effects of extended exposure to lead is not close to being over.…

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We’ve Heard of the Flint Water Crisis, But What About the Detroit Public School Crisis?

Tom Bleakley is coming out of retirement to fight for the kids of Detroit. He is bringing a class action lawsuit against Governor Rick Snyder on behalf of the 46,000 kids in the Detroit Public School system. Bleakley said, “Children can’t learn when kids have to wear coats in the classroom and dead rats are…

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Why Flint’s Water Crisis is Our Crisis

This article originally found at Think Progress Water. A necessity in life. Not just any water though, but rather clean, fresh water that helps to replenish the body and mind. Dehydration can have effects such as headaches, dizziness, delirium, etc. But, what cheap nba jerseys happens when the water that we all need so much…

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