UPDATED: Allen Park, Michigan: The first majority white community to get an Emergency Financial Manager under Rick Snyder
Emergency Managers: they’re not just for black folks anymore
Since it became clear that Michigan’s Emergency Manager law — Public Act 4 — was disproportionately impacting majority African American communities, I have been warning that this was something that wasn’t likely to stay confined to those towns. In fact, I have written, it was likely going to take a majority white city staring down the barrel of state-appointed dictator — a viceroy, if you will — before non-African American Michiganders would start to take notice.
Attention, white Michiganders: it’s time to take notice.
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