Turns out, Napoleon, who makes more than $100,000 a year, doesn’t exactly live in a poor, hardscrabble neighborhood.
Napoleon has relied on suburban builders, developers, CEOs, lawyers and business owners to bankroll his campaigns.
Napoleon set off a firestorm this week after saying affluent Palmer Woods was not a true Detroit neighborhood and suggested he’ll defend the city against outsiders.
Napoleon has been trying to distinguish himself from his most viable candidate, former Wayne County Prosecutor Mike Duggan, who is white and recently moved back to his childhood city.
In a mayoral contest that could flare racial and class tensions, Napoleon took jabs at former Wayne County Prosecutor Mike Duggan.