Marketplace for 7/19/13 - Detroit reacts

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Automakers GM and Chrysler were Detroit’s last big bankruptcies, but they were able to emerge from Chapter 11 in a matter of months. Detroit’s bankruptcy, a Chapter 9, probably won’t be as quick. And we look at some of the economic discussion sparked by George Zimmerman' acquittal. In some situations, do minorities in the U.S. have to spend more money than others in order to look more respectable?

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Dillalude #2
Robert Glasper
Stylo (Karaoke Version In the Style of Gorillaz)
Charttraxx Karaoke
A Million and One Things To Do (Instrumental)
Time Machine