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Can Detroit Be Saved? City engulfed in scandals, financial crisis and leadership challenges

by Bankole ThompsonMichigan Chronicle Senior EditorThe leadership challenges facing Detroit are begging for answers that are hard to find in this town. Because failed political leadership, accompanied by an enabling resistant culture, is the order of the day, and people for so long have not demanded much from those who have been guardians of the status quo at city hall, it is difficult to believe that the current crop of candidates running for mayor and city council have answers for a city that is on the brink of bankruptcy and serious financial reform.