The Most Violent City in America

Inspired by numerous photo essays captured by outsiders, this blog was created by a local city resident to juxtapose the negative perception of one of America's great cities.

This is "The Most Violent City in America."

This is Flint, Michigan.

Journalism!

Oh hey, I can google and read books, does that mean I can be a journalist too?!

"There it is! Time for some street justice!"

"There it is! Time for some street justice!"

(Source: kyvie)

Growing increasingly frustrated with its lack of access to the criminal justice system, the Mott Foundation building takes justice into its own hands…

Hyphen Flint by James O'Dea | University of Michigan-Flint

I don’t have any snarky comment to add here, I just want to say that it’s always refreshing to see U of M Flint students interested in making this community stronger. We need more students like this! This is definitely a worthwhile read!

itszambraano-xo:

This was so amazing ..

Economic struggles have left Flint residents with few palatable food options, as a result they must forage whatever edible goods can be found throughout the city’s limits.

itszambraano-xo:

This was so amazing ..

Economic struggles have left Flint residents with few palatable food options, as a result they must forage whatever edible goods can be found throughout the city’s limits.

madew-love:

So here’s the booth that Shannon and I shared (well, here’s my half) on the day of the 7th Annual Flint Handmade Holiday Craft Market! I did as well as I expected, but I know I could have sold more! It was a nice change of pace to vend in Flint. The last time I was in Flint was maybe 2-ish years ago? I hope I can get back into doing more shows with Flint Handmade!

A collective of thieves pedal their goods through a comprehensive fence network, allowing them to receive maximum exchange value for their haul.

Corporate scrappers can be seen dismantling a local icon, a harbinger of desperate times.
(Photo source: Trending Flint & Genesee)

Corporate scrappers can be seen dismantling a local icon, a harbinger of desperate times.

(Photo source: Trending Flint & Genesee)

Every single light bulb on this arch was scrapped shortly after this photo was taken.

Every single light bulb on this arch was scrapped shortly after this photo was taken.

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A gang of lawbreakers play stolen instruments in Flint’s Downtown district.

A gang of lawbreakers play stolen instruments in Flint’s Downtown district.