Mildred Gaddis and Bankole Thompson to Moderate Interfaith Detroit Mayoral Debate
- Category: Detroit
- Published on Monday, 03 June 2013 09:39
- Written by The Michigan Chronicle
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Detroit's inter-faith community leaders are staking a claim in the political process that will define the next leadership of Detroit, by sponsoring a mayoral debate June 4, 6pm at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church on 5251 East Outer Drive in Detroit.
The debate will feature candidates running for mayor of Detroit including former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan, Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon, State Rep Lisa Howze, State Rep Fred Durhal and Tom Barrow.
The candidates will face questions from the two moderators of the evening Mildred Gaddis, Host of "Inside Detroit" on AM1200 (Radio One) and Bankole Thompson, Editor of the Michigan Chronicle.
The role of faith in Detroit's political and economic development has been a conversation in the political world in the city as Detroit struggles to find new leadership.
Rev Tellis Chapman, Senior Pastor of New Galilee Baptist Church, and Moses, an organization of ecumenical ministers are hosting Tuesday night's debate to further enhance the role of faith and the clergy on public policy issues.