DETROIT
04/03/2013 09:06 am ET Updated Jun 03, 2013

Protesters Now Using Oreos To Protest Detroit's Emergency Manager

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Tea and cookies: A daily tradition in England, and now a symbol of racial tension in the neverending political battle here in Detroit.

Minister Malik Shabazz, the local chairman of the New Black Panther Party who was once unwittingly interviewed on "The Daily Show" and publicly threatened he'd burn Detroit down, is one of the few leading the charge against Detroit's emergency manager. It's easy to say "few" because Shabazz and the same 30 or so others (including the traffic-stoppers) in his camp have been protesting everything remotely related to progress in getting the city back on its feet.

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