Alexandria Brown

Alexandria Brown is the editor emeritus of Flintside. She also served as project editor for Flintside's On the Ground series in the Civic Park neighborhood and is a lifelong resident of Genesee County. A graduate of Powers Catholic High School, she went on to the University of Rochester in New York state, where she earned a bachelor's degree with a dual major in English/Communications and History and minor in Environmental Humanities. Alexandria especially loves photography and is also a classically trained pianist. 

Feature Story The Reyes home on Bishop Avenue has witnessed four generations with Ricky Reyes now raising his grandson in his childhood home that he bought in 1984, initially bought in 1960.

‘This is home’: Why these longtime residents stayed in North Flint


Feature Story “The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them.” ― Ida B. Wells-Barnett

Message from the Editor: "Say Its Name"


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Feature Story Lynn remembered having come into contact with someone who had expressed having flu-like symptoms, which led Lynn to believe that she too had the flu. But as the days went on, Lynn recalls enduring extreme discomfort.

Flint woman speaks on her 28-day fight with Covid-19


In The News In a collaborative effort, Genesee Health System will be operating the Behavioral Health Emergency Center program supported by Hurley’s Emergency Department where they plan to address the needs of the entire community.
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$262,500 granted to help black businesses reopen in Flint


In The News The gallery launched, Friday, May 8 with over 200 student art pieces with ceramic, photography, painting, animation, printmaking, and other artistic mediums, with Detroit-based artist Tylonn Sawyer serving as the juror of awards.

UM-Flint launches virtual exhibit for student artists


In The News Students prepare for a food tasting.
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Local task force formed for racial equity in Covid-19 response


In The News Nonprofits are known to rely on social events for fundraising, which can present obstacles with social distancing efforts taking priority for Covid-19 responses.
Feature Story Flint is his hometown and this isn’t his first go-round with engaging his city in the census process. The goal, Turner said, is to ultimately exceed expectations no matter what.
In The News 100 years after being founded, this original building remains the main academic building at Kettering University.
Feature Story In 2018 there were 2,440 recorded victims of domestic violence in Genesee County according to Michigan Incident Crime Reporting.
Feature Story The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that older people, health care providers, and those already experiencing mental health complications, are more sensitive to pandemic stressors.

"It's an embodiment, it's a way of being"


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