Daily Archive: March 11, 2013

    Kwame Kilpatrick era officially ends as jury delivers devastating verdict

    I recall almost a decade ago when former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick at the height of his powers walked up to me at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and asked “Can a brother get a good word from you?” My response was, “Mr. Mayor, give me something good to write about.”Apparently, the mayor was concerned that he wasn’t getting f…

    Kwame Kilpatrick and Bobby Ferguson found guilty of charges (video)

    The verdict is in on the charges against Detroit’s former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick and Detroit contractor Bobby Ferguson … and the news is not good. Both the former mayor and his friend and supporter Ferguson, have been found guilty on an overwhelming number of charges of conspiracy, extortion, fraud, tax evasion and…

    Kwame Kilpatrick Found Guilty On Federal Charges

    Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once among the nation’s youngest big-city leaders. Jurors convicted Kilpatrick of a raft of crimes, including a racketeering conspiracy charge that carries a maximum punishment of 20 years behind bars. He was portrayed …

    Institution for Population Health promotes awareness

    Health and wellness are areas that tend to take a backseat to the stresses of everyday living. We get so caught up in the “hustle and bustle” of our routines that we forget to take care of what matters most. We tend to stop and only pay attention to our bodies when something is wrong. Yet, prevention goes a long way to ensure that we live long and…