03/13/2013 02:00 pm ET Updated May 13, 2013

Detroiters Pledge Uprising During State Takeover: 'Make Sure You Are Prepared And You Will Survive'

Kwame Kenyatta, Detroit City CouncilCouncilman Kwame Kenyatta and a packed room of Detroiters warned today of an impending revolt against state intervention, urging residents to stock up on canned food and supplies.

"Even the Bloods in the hood fight for their territory," Kenyatta said during a 20-minute monologue on the civil rights struggle at today's city council meeting. "You are going to have to drag me out of here for me to leave."

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