Black People : Another Day In The Life: Detroit's Latest Crisis...

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  1. chuck

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    Obviously nothing is so easily brought about, even though these ploys to redefine what our cities are about, i. e., places and spaces benefitting the haves and at the expense of the have nots, got developed back in the eighties...

    The flip side: When outsiders undermine the options of the city's insiders, things do get neglected...

    We've had decades of living in a desegregated nation, and/or however lackluster the results, almost nobody intends to go back to the days of segregation, etc.

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    getting shot at.. stabbed.. urine thrown own and spit on.. sounds like you they have a citizenry problem.. guards won't change that.. and if the guards are armed that just ads a whole 'nother level of danger to the situation.
     
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    The real questions to be answered: What and why are some of our people turning on each other!?!

    I. e., whoever can and will help us to resolve such issues, are the ones who are truly qualified to be considered our present day leaders, etc.

    FYI..

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    I also applaud the actions of the black drivers, which was and is to me on the 'tough love' side...

    Anybody continuing to claim we're just a bunch of mere victims (aka of 'whitey/racism/the system') undermines any attempt at us reforming ourselves...

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    forget about that "leaders" concept. That whole model is ineffective. Real and lasting social order does not come from leaders and police.. it comes from people deciding to do the right thing at the right time for the right reasons.
     
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    I'd looooooove the chance to solve it....This is a public Health issue and I'd loooove this mission give me two years and I'd whip this place into shape....Im serious!
     
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    First of all: I'll keep an open mind about your alternatives viewpoints...

    But second (if not lastly): I also keep in mind what brother James reminded us too...I. e., we're sometimes just going to accept the fact some past concepts etc. are bound to be those of our relations, no matter how much we'd feel and think others are far more up to date...

    As in: We're not bound to reinvent the wheel, so to speak...

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    Candidly and honestly, unless and until somebody reveals true insights etc. about what me and mine were or are up against, up to and including present day black leaders in detroit etc. being either silent about the sad state of public transportation in this region, and/or any number of other unresolved issues/problems/etc., maybe even you don't realize how much the proverbial game has been and is being rigged here...

    Also given the alleged ties of the former young (and inept) would be 'gangsta' in the mayor's office, anybody not familiar with the folks in our beloved (overhyped) Detroit Athletic Club etc. would be misled to believe they were sleepwalking doing the eras of the city's blacks rise to political power...

    Me?

    At least I wasn't born 'brain dead'...

    FYI
     
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