*We all know the struggles that the city of Detroit has gone through economically.

We also know that many mayors in the majority black city have been African American and have endured their share of criticism.

But now we must ask ourselves if  a white mayor would be a better alternative?

NewsOne’s Terrell Starr wrote an opinion piece on the idea.

Check out this excerpt:

Detroit was once a jewel of the industrial era with Ford, General Motors and Chrysler making the Midwestern city a world force to be reckoned with.

Now, in many respects, it is just a wreck.

And many are wondering if there needs to be a cultural change at the very top of its political power structure to turn things around.

Read more at NewsOne.