Flint's Arab Americans Directed to Resources to Deal With Crisis

Flint's Arab Americans Directed to Resources to Deal With Crisis

Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Feb 12, 2016

Arab residents are "all set" with filters, bottled water, testing kits and Arabic-language informational documents about lead poisoning, a community activist said.


Ben Jealous: Sanders Is Qualified to Tackle ‘Racism, Militarism and Greed’


New America Media, Question & Answer, George White, Posted: Feb 12, 2016

Ben Jealous explains why he endorsed Bernie Sanders, and why he thinks the candidate will gain ground with black and Latino voters.

Fla. Man Charged After Throwing Live Alligator Through Wendy’s Drive-Thru Window


The Root, News Report, Posted: Feb 10, 2016

A Florida man was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly throwing a live alligator through a Wendy’s drive-thru window.


Flint Water Crisis: Shameful And Deadly


Final Call, News Analysis, Richard B. Muhammad, Audrey F. Muhammad, Posted: Feb 02, 2016

Flint’s contaminated water is unsafe to drink because of high lead levels driven by what many see as efforts to save money with too little respect for saving and preserving lives.


Jesse Jackson: Flint's Water Crisis and GOP's Class War


Washington Informer, Commentary, Jesse Jackson, Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Flint is the ugly reality of the right-wing assault on America’s working people and particularly on people of color.

CDC Pushes for Answers on Birth Defect Affecting Black Babies


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Top ranking officials for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say it's urgent for researchers find the cause of a birth defect increasingly found among African-American newborns.


Arab American Residents Hard Hit by Flint Crisis


Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Jan 22, 2016

The water crisis has not spared anyone in the Vehicle City. On Thursday afternoon, Palestinian American activist Mona Sahouri walked over to the local offices of the United Way, a national charitable organization, to acquire four pallets of water for Arab American residents.


Bundy Militia Musters Again Over Paiute Land


Indian Country, News Report, Steve Russel, Posted: Jan 03, 2016

Some of the same armed “militia” involved in the Cliven Bundy affair in Nevada have occupied federal land in Oregon formerly reserved for the Northern Paiute.


Recapping Progress and Pollution in 2015


New America Media, Commentary, Aaron Viles, Posted: Dec 31, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, environmentalists have a lot of things for which to be grateful and on which to reflect.

Rains in Chennai Again, 325 Dead As Waters Recede


India West, News Report, Posted: Dec 04, 2015

Chennai - Heavy rains battered Chennai again Dec. 4, just as life began to limp to normalcy amid persisting power cuts and food shortages here and three other Tamil Nadu districts where floods and downpour have claimed 325 lives.

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