Williams Likens Detroit Takeover to Jim Crow Laws
March 15 (Bloomberg) –- Rev. Charles Williams II, president of the Michigan Chapter of the National Action Network, talks with Bloomberg's Chris Christoff about his opposition to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's decision to appoint an emergency manager in Detroit.
The city, which is 82 percent black with a history of racial migration and strife, becomse the sixth under a state-appointed manager. That leaves nearly half of Michigan’s black population under an unelected viceroy. (Source: Bloomberg)