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Detroit Council Member Says Residents Will 'Resist' Emergency Manager

March 13, 2013

Photo Credit | Marcin Szczepanski, Detroit Free Press

Detroit City Council member Kwame Kenyatta said today there would be organized resistance to any state takeover of the city’s finances. At a Council meeting Kenyatta said even street gangs fight for their territory, and others there urged Detroiters to stock pile bottled water and supplies because they planned to shut down the freeways and the city’s economic system. But Kenyatta deflected much of that rhetoric when he talked about the meeting with WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter…

Photo Credit | Marcin Szczepanski, Detroit Free Press