On second thought …
“The mayor said that President Wilson has done some fantastic things for Wayne State, but he hasn’t done shit for us,” Minister Malik Shabazz said of Detroiters.
One community activist said, “We don’t want to go to war with Wayne State. We want to work with them, but they are so damn hardheaded and sneaky.”
It was getting dark as we met on a hardscrabble street in Detroit, just a few houses from a suspected drug den.
Saying some Detroit officials are “black on the outside, but white on the inside,” Minister Malik Shabazz and more than a dozen protesters tried to hand-deliver Oreo cookies to city hall offices in the latest protest against an emergency manager in Detroit.
Many black Detroiters were unhappy, calling Shabazz a trader – all because he supports a white candidate.
Not long ago an outspoken black separatist, Minister Malik Shabazz is embracing the only caucasian mayoral candidate, former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan.
In an unrelenting 7-minute segment, the Daily Show hammered Detroit and its residents over the Canadian bridge controversy.