TEDx Detroit: Andrae Townsel, 28, hopes to shake up Detroit mayoral election with new perspective

Oct 26, 2012 Full story: MLive.com

Detroit native Andrae Townsel, 28, is a third-year doctoral candidate at Howard University who is running for mayor of Detroit in 2013.

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Pete

Livonia, MI

#1 Oct 27, 2012
He says he has "intangibles" he can use to turn the city around. Ahhh, intangibles. That's what we needed. Why didn't anybody else think of using those? Sure he's just a 28 year old student with no experience yet he lived here and experienced the decline. Plus he has those intangibles going for him. It could sell. Detroiters could be willing to buy anything besides Bing, Benny and Dugan. Why not pick a young mayor? WE did it before with Kwame.

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