Kwame Kilpatrick

A judge gave disgraced lawyer and convicted extortionist Michael Avenatti the kind of lenient prison sentence that Black defendants who are guilty of doing less rarely if ever receive.

Conspicuously missing from the commutation of Kwame Kilpatrick's prison sentence was any mention of the disgraced former Detroit mayor's letter praising Trump and begging for mercy.

On his way out the door Trump granted clemency to 143 people, including some prominent Black entertainers who endorsed Trump during the 2020 presidential election.

Reports that Kwame Kilpatrick was getting out of prison early over coronavirus concerns turned out to be incorrect, according to the Bureau of Prisons.

'Tis the season for plotting presidential pardons, apparently. There’s just one problem: Most of the potential candidates aren't pardon-worthy.

The Supreme Court has rejected former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal and will not review his corruption conviction. The High Court's decision was announced on its order list without further comment.

During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Van Jones and the day's panel of guests discussed the sentencing and the egregious disparities in justice this case has exposed when punishing politicians for wrong-doing.

Claiming prejudicial testimony from federal agents who testified during his trial, ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate his public corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence, reports The Detroit News.

It’s Wildin Out Wednesday on ”NewsOne Now with comedians Troy Webb, J Will and Antoine Blackman. No topic is off limits and no one is safe! This week, our comedian’s panel go after Kwame Kilpatrick and Sarah Palin. Listen to the laughs below. Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at […]

Though ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been sentenced to 20 years in the slammer for extortion, bribery, conspiracy and other crimes during his years in office, he still has an active group of supporters who feel he has been railroaded by the system. SEE ALSO: Colgate Renames Racist ‘Darkie’ Toothpaste Sold In Asia On This […]

Months after her termination from a sports specialist position near Dallas, Carlita Kilpatrick (pictured left) is dealing with a newly released video showing investigators questioning her over several hundred dollars of cash in her office drawer, the Detroit News reports. RELATED: Kwame Kilpatrick Found Guilty On Federal Charges The video, released on Sept. 16th, shows two […]

A Detroit woman interviewed by prosecutors for jury duty in a rigging and conspiracy case against local businessman Bobby Ferguson was nixed from further consideration because of her “appearance,” metro Detroit TV station WXYZ reports. SEE ALSO: Murdered College Student Shot 7 Times By Cops, Then Handcuffed  Sherry Willis of Detroit says she felt uncomfortable […]