Rev. Al Sharpton to visit Detroit Thursday to join lawsuit against emergency financial manager law

Sharpton, fellow National Action Network members challenge Michigan's emergency financial manager law, join federal lawsuit

Published On: Mar 27 2013 09:30:10 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2013 05:51:48 PM EDT

Rev. Al Sharpton and members of the National Action Network will be in Detroit on Thursday to announce they have joined a federal lawsuit challenging the state of Michigan's appointment of an emergency financial manger in Detroit.

Sharpton, who is president of NAN, will be joined by Detroit NAN President Rev. Charles Williams.

At 9 a.m. Thursday, the group will hold what it's calling a "leadership meeting" at 600 West Lafayette Boulevard. The meeting will be followed by the lawsuit filing at the federal courthouse at 231 West Lafayette Boulevard.

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