Black Town To Turn Into A Golf Course

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A black town near Lake Michigan may be taken over and turned into a golf course by an “emergency financial manager.”

Emergency Manager Joe Harris was appointed by then Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm to “correct financial problems” and save the city from complete financial disaster. What Harris did was come to Benton Harbor – an 85.5 percent black town across the river from 89.5 percent white St. Joseph – and completely remove power from all the elected officials in the city

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