The symbolism is that Detroit is a black city and that we’re unable to govern ourselves. So we need an overseer, the state legislature, or what have you, to step in and tell us what we must do and how to do it. -Council member Barbara-Rose Collins
I don't think that was the intention at all. Even so, it's becoming self-fulfilling prophecy when the City Council makes statements like this, then goes on to prove they can't govern themselves.
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