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Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

Former Mayor Receives One Of The Toughest Sentences Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.10.2013 | Black Voices

Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison Thursday, seven months after he was convicted of public corruption in federal court. It marks ...


Posted 03.12.2013 | Detroit

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was found guilty of multiple counts of racketeering and extortion, a jury decided Monday. Kilpatrick was convict...

Is State Giving Kwame Kilpatrick A Break On Parole Violations?

Posted 12.05.2012 | Detroit

He's spent the past months involved in a federal corruption trial, but Kwame Kilpatrick's reported probation violations run the risk of sending the fo...

Proescutor: Just How Much Did Kwame Spend On Suits?

Detroit News | Posted 09.24.2012 | Detroit

The first government witnesses will take the stand at 9 a.m. in the City Hall corruption trial as prosecutors focus on former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilp...

Kwame's Lawyer Says He Can't Get A Fair Trial In Detroit

Posted 09.18.2012 | Detroit

In 2005, Detroit's then-Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, was in the midst of his first major scandal in office. Media outlets alleged that he had made imprope...

500 Witnesses, 370,000 Text Messages Could Play Key Role In Kwame Kilpatrick Case

Posted 05.30.2012 | Detroit

The trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who faces numerous charges of embezzlement and corruption, is shaping up to be a long one. WXY...

Will Kwame Take His Chances With A Jury?

Posted 04.25.2012 | Detroit

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick may choose to take his chances with a jury as he awaits trial in an extensive corruption case. The Detroit Ne...

Coming Soon: Kwame, The Movie

Posted 03.13.2012 | Detroit

The rise and fall of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will soon be chronicled in a new "documovie" made by his sister, Ayanna Kilpatrick Ferguson...

Kwame Kilpatrick Restitution Payments Tripled, Will Still Take 143 Years To Pay Off

Posted 03.01.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick got word this week that his restitution payments to the city will triple. But the new monthly payment plan has...

Kwame: 'No One Remembers The Good'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.30.2011 | Detroit

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick came to Eastern Michigan University to talk about second chances and redemption, but controversy over his talk f...

A New Charter and a New Opportunity

Vincent M Keenan | Posted 01.17.2012 | Detroit
Vincent M Keenan

We've been told we're on the edge so many times that it feels like Detroit is as much on the edge of existence as on the straits of the Detroit River. Yet, if there is one common thread that ties Detroiters together it is resolve.

The Self-Proclaimed Jewish Conspiracy Against Kwame Kilpatrick

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Rather than seeking repentance for his misdeeds, Kwame cries that it was unfair the way he was treated and looks for a scapegoat. So, why not the Jews?

Prosecutors Try To Block Earnings From Detroit Mayor's Upcoming Book | Posted 08.15.2011 | Books

The Associated Press has quoted the former Detroit mayor as saying that all proceeds from "Surrender: The Rise, Fall & Revelation of Kwame Kilpatrick"...

When Cyberspace Comes Back to Haunt

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Dimond

As technology developments bring us new ways to protect our communications it also brings new ways for the mischief-minded and the criminal to take advantage of us.

Michigan: The Key To Election 2008

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"Michigan has suffered this economy in its worst form. Voters blame the Democratic governor and the Democratic Party, and the Republican president and the Republican Party."

Detroit Mayor Proves Jeans and Genes Corrupt

Derrick K. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Derrick K. Baker

Depending on your politics and perspective, if there ever was a time to kick a dog when he's down, it's now, as Kilpatrick might be headed to hell on scholarship.