“Detroit: Through the lens of class and race” first appeared on PeoplesWorld.org on September 23, 2013. Read it on PeoplesWorld.org.
“Labor in the white skin cannot emancipate itself when in the black skin it is branded.” – Capital, Vol. 1, Karl Marx
Much has been written about the trauma that Detroit is going through. And much of the commentary places the blame for this crisis in one of two places.