Sean Davis said his friends called him a sell-out when he volunteered for Detroit mayoral candidate Mike Duggan in February. After all, Davis is a black man from a city that’s 83 percent black, supporting a white candidate who until last year lived in the suburbs.
Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was fined $31,500 by the National Football League for a hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden during the Lions’ 31-17 victory four days ago, the Detroit Free Press said.
When the news broke that if Detroit goes into bankruptcy the city might cover some of its $15 billion debt by selling Detroit Institute of Arts treasures, the reaction was predictable and the language harsh.
Christie’s International Plc will appraise the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, which may be worth at least $2.5 billion, in response to creditors demanding a valuation of the insolvent city’s assets.