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Kwame Kilpatrick Sentenced to 28 Years - Did Race Play A Factor? (SURVEY)

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Months after his 24-count conviction for public corruption, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds today, Oct. 10, to serve 28 years in federal prison.

"I'm ready to go so the city can move on," Kilpatrick said in court before the sentencing.

Kilpatrick spoke for nearly 30 minutes saying he

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Detroit Tigers Hometown Championship Provides Baseball, Prompts Community, Impresses Positivity

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The month of August typically marks the beginning of back to school sales, back to school shopping and the end of summer fun as students know it. However August 1-7, approximately 1050 Detroit and metro- Detroit youth (male and female), ages 8 to 19, chose to live in the moment by involving themselves in fun, family, and baseball as

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Kwame Kilpatrick Sentenced To 28 Years - Did Race Play A Factor? (SURVEY)

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Months after his 24 count conviction for public corruption, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds today to serve 28 years in federal prison.

"I'm ready to go so the city can move on," Kilpatrick said in court before the sentencing.

In his statement to the judge Kwame said: “I want the city to heal, I want the city to prosper. I want the city to be great in the end."

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit

Kilpatrick Sentencing Thursday

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Former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick will be sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court on his 24 corruption convictions involving bribery, extortion and fraud.

Proceeding are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

Kilpatrick will have an opportunity to speak, and the judge may allow other witnesses to testify. She is expected to sentence Kilpatrick in the

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  • Written by The Michigan Chronicle
  • Category: Detroit