They want to help Detroit — and if you Detroiters don't like it, you should move


OK, this shouldn't require a big introduction.

Middle-aged white man comes to Detroit to "help" the city.

Evidently, he doesn't spend a whole lot of time talking to people at TV Lounge or the Turkey Grill before deciding how to help. He doesn't appear to be advised in how to shed a missionary attitude when coming into community.

He doesn't appear to have asked anybody in Detroit what they actually want.

But he's here to help you.

And that's why he's authored a blog post in which he loses his shit for 1,152 words, telling Detroiters that if they don't want his kind of help, they should move.

Discuss.

About The Author

Michael Jackman

Born in 1969 at Mount Carmel hospital in Detroit, Jackman grew up just 100 yards from the Detroit city line in east Dearborn. Jackman has attended New York University, the School of Visual Arts, Northwestern University and Wayne State University, though he never got a degree. He has worked as a bar back, busboy,...
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