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Detroit’s youngest mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick was supposed to drive the city in a new direction. Officials eventually accused him of running the city like a crime boss.

source: CNBC

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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and the city of Detroit.

 

Kilpatrick, who served as mayor from 2002 until fall 2008, fattened his bank account by tens of thousands of dollars, traveled the country in private planes and even strong-armed his campaign fundraiser for stacks of cash hidden in her bra, according to evidence at trial.

Kwame’s friend and businessman Bobby Ferguson was sentenced to 21 years in prison.

directed by Flip Wilson


If you earn $34,000 p/ year you are in the 1% of the wealthiest in the world according to billionaire Charles Koch. Koch is spending $200,000 on this video media campaign in Witchita, KS to focus on economic and political issues. (We can create this same style video @GWOPMagazine for under $5,000)

Check out this video  by Represent.us that critiques how politicians pander to monied interests rather than creating the best policies for the MAJORITY of their constituents.

When money wins, we all lose. Join the fight to stop bribery & corruption at www.represent.us/senatorstrips

Directed by: T.S. Pfeffer + Robert McHugh


Former Detroit Mayor is releasing a documentary chronicling his life produced by his sister Ayanna Ferguson Kilpatrick.

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