Lumumba was born on Detroit’s west side in 1947 as Edwin Finley Taliaferro and graduated at the top of his class from Wayne State University Law School.
City council refused to protect the building because of false beliefs that the social club was segregated.
The former Detroit City councilman resigned in protest of the emergency manager in June.
Ken Cockrel Jr. may become the fourth councilman to resign in the past two months.
“You are going to have to drag me out of here for me to leave,” Kenyatta said just two months ago.
An effort to save the historic University Club would devolve into a discussion of slave institutions and the Holocaust.
EM opponents warned residents to stock up on bottles of water and canned goods because of an impending revolt.
A public hearing over leasing Belle Isle to the state turned ugly today when opponents heckled supporters and suggested the deal was a racist takeover.
Council’s decision shocked many observers because a majority of the council supported Crittendon until today
Six Detroit City Council members have been meeting in secret to hammer out a plan to avoid bankruptcy with deep budget cuts.