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Let It Rip: Belle Isle lease deal goes bust

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

The battle over Belle Isle ended with no winners.  When the city council delayed a vote on the lease deal with the state, the governor backed out.  So what's next for Detroit's crown jewel?

Plus, Minister Malik Shabazz once called the consent agreement a white conspiracy to take over Detroit.  Why this black leader is ready to make a surprising choice in the race for mayor.

Joining Huel Perkins, Charlie Langton and Shabazz on "Let It Rip":

Karen Dumas -- a woman who knows Detroit politics inside and out and a former appointee of Mayor Dave Bing who is now leading her own public relations firm.

Charlie LeDuff -- the man just named "Journalist of the Year" by Deadline Detroit.  The website says his reporting has led to the retirement of a police chief and exposed the sexual shenanigans of a local judge.

Click on the video above to watch the "Let It Rip" discussion unfold.  Plus, join the conversation by letting us know what you think.  Post your thoughts in the Comments section below.

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