Detroit Branch NAACP Supports Mayoral Management and Control of the City’s Water and Sewage Department

Please see the attached press statement from Detroit Branch NAACP President  Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, regarding Mayoral Control and Management of the Detroit Water and Sewage Department.

NAACP_Press Statement_Detroit Water Department

Detroit is Better Than That

The following press statement was given by Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony during a press conference held on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 seeking resignation from Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr.  The press conference was called by local clergy demanding the resignation of Orr stemming from his recent comments in an interview with the Wall Street Journal where he’s quoted as calling Detroit “dumb, lazy, happy and rich.”

Press Statement — Detroit is Better Than That