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Let It Rip: Detroit's Primary Election and raising fast food minimum wages

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (myFOXDetroit.com) -

Thursday the brakes were put on certifying Detroit's primary election.

D. Etta Wilcoxen brought forth a lawsuit claiming that State of Michigan canvassers do not have the right to tabulate votes in Detroit's mayoral primary election.

An Ingham County judge has since ordered a "stay" in the tabulation of votes until the cause can be shown that canvassers do, in fact, have authority to tabulate.

This means Detroit's votes remain uncertified until at least next Tuesday, when a hearing is scheduled to review the canvassers' authority.

Joining us to discuss:
D. Etta Wilcoxen, filed lawsuit, candidate for Detroit's next city clerk
Henry Payne, Detroit News
Karen Dumas, Former city hall insider
(Video, Part 1)

Also in the Let It Rip line-up: Should fast food worker's wages be raised to $15 an hour?

A nationwide strike is underway right now, with protests also here in metro-Detroit.

Joining us to discuss:
Pastor W.J. Rideout III, All God's People Church
Karen Dumas, Former city hall insider
Paul Hubbard, Franchisee owner
(Video, Part 2)

Finally, Charlie Langton takes "Let It Rip" on the road and asks people if nowadays, 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's 'I Have a Dream' speech, racism has gotten better or worse in our nation.
(Video, Part 3)

Also, share your thoughts on Facebook or tweet us using the hash tag #letitrip.

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