Encouraging civil disobedience, the Rev. Jesse Jackson criticized the state takeover of Michigan's largest city on Friday, calling on citizens to fight back as Detroit is days away from being controlled by an emergency financial manager. "It's time for a major mass civil action in the city of Detroit," Jackson said in Detroit amid wild applause.There's more:
Organizers said on Friday that no dates have been set yet for the protests. "It'll be soon, and very soon," said Jackson when asked when the first "mass protest" would be held. They also said people already are engaging in the "slow down in Motown" by causing traffic congestion on area freeways in protest of the emergency manager appointment.It's time for Michigan's state legislature to redraw Detroit's boundaries.