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  Kwame Kilpatrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kwame M. Kilpatrick (born June 8, 1970) is the Mayor of Detroit, Michigan.
Kilpatrick is a lifelong resident of the city of Detroit and attended Pelham Middle School and Cass Technical High School.
By April 2005, Kilpatrick's approval rating in Detroit was sharply declining due to the scandals and the perceived lack of improvement in the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kwame_Kilpatrick   (582 words)

  
 Kwame Kilpatrick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kwame M. Kilpatrick (born June 8, 1970) is the mayor of Detroit, Michigan, he is also the youngest person ever to hold the office of mayor in Detroit.
Kilpatrick earned his BS in Political Science as well as his teachers certificate from Florida A&M University, where he was also captain of the football team.
Kilpatrick is a lifetime resident of the city of Detroit, his mother is U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, represents Detroit's 9th District in the House.
www.bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/k/kw/kwame_kilpatrick.html   (145 words)

  
 Kilpatrick not one to wait
Kwame Kilpatrick is only 30 but has the support of leaders like County Executive Ed McNamara, right.
Kilpatrick's campaign demonstrated the broad appeal it claims by turning out more than 200 supporters ranging from people in the labor and religious communities to prominent fl Republicans.
Kilpatrick is about 20 years younger than most candidates and nearly 40 years younger than Hill.
www.freep.com /news/politics/kwame18_20010518.htm   (696 words)

  
 Are Things Happening in Detroit?
Kwame Kilpatrick, the optimistic mayor of Detroit and winner of this year's ICIC Mayoral Leadership Award, believes the Motor City is becoming a hotbed of entrepreneurship, despite what others say.
Kilpatrick is in Bill Clinton mode, using his physicality as an asset as he glad-hands cops, backslaps auto executives, and envelops a D.J. hired by Mini-Cooper in a hug like he's just given the best man toast at his wedding.
Kilpatrick claims the negative press hasn't affected any development in Detroit, but it's hard to believe entrepreneurs wouldn't take pause when Time labels you one out of three worst mayors in America, especially considering this is an election year.
www.inc.com /articles/2005/06/kilpatrick.html   (1725 words)

  
 Kwame Kilpatrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kilpatrick is also known as "Big Diamond", due to the rather large gem in his left ear, which he removed to campaign and replaced after winning the election.
Kilpatrick has also been under scrutiny for an alleged inappropriate party at the Mayoral Mansion.
As of April 2005, Kilpatrick's approval rating in Detroit has been declining due to the scandals and the perceived lack of improvement in the city.
www.detroit.biz /project/wikipedia/index.php/Kwame_Kilpatrick   (475 words)

  
 Detroit Rock City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, 33, a fifth grader at the school when Ronald Reagan became president, was the star of Thumbody Needs a Doctor, a play written by Carmen N'Namdi, principal of the school.
Kilpatrick didn't pursue politics in his golden years like the Gipper - he was elected mayor of the 10th largest city at 31, two years ago - but like Reagan, his appeal to his constituents is based on an I'm-like-you persona.
Kilpatrick knows he can't neglect the business community and is widely seen as a friend to business, a sign from the success of his political fundraiser last August.
www.razormag.com /feature1103b.php   (2997 words)

  
 Kwame Kilpatrick for Mayor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kwame Kilpatrick is first the African American in the history of Michigan to lead any party in the Legislature, serving as the Democratic Leader in the Michigan House of Representatives.
Kilpatrick played a key role in designing the $675 million Clean Michigan Initiative, successfully earmarking 60 percent of the funds for Detroit for brown field redevelopment, waterfront redevelopment and local park development.
Kilpatrick was chosen to speak during prime time to the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.
kwame.dragontale.com /faq.html   (343 words)

  
 Kwame Kilpatrick for Mayor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kwame Kilpatrick is determined to reverse the loss of jobs and people that has plagued Detroit for the last 50 years.
Kwame Kilpatrick knows that a critical obstacle to good jobs for many Detroiters is the poor quality of southeast Michigan's public transportation network.
Kwame Kilpatrick is determined to tear down the abandoned buildings that are a cancer in our city and build new housing that is available to people at all income levels.
kwame.dragontale.com /issues/economics.html   (410 words)

  
 Digital Detroit Conference 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kwame M. Kilpatrick is the youngest mayor in the history of the City of Detroit.
Kilpatrick also secured $7 million to address the problem of lead poisoning, which affects more children in Detroit than in all the rest of Michigan combined.
Kilpatrick also has secured passage of new laws to make schools safer, expand health care benefits for retirees, protect the environment and strengthen the effect of personal protection orders.
www.digitaldetroit.org /conf2002/website/bios/kilpatrick.htm   (238 words)

  
 Kwame Kilpatrick (Metro Times Detroit)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kilpatrick: The power and the presence of Kwame Kilpatrick, "the legend of Kwame Kilpatrick," has become bigger than Kwame Kilpatrick could ever be or has ever been.
I, the presence of Kwame Kilpatrick and that legendary story, gets in the way sometimes of 7,400 new houses going up, or 100 projects going on in the downtown area, numerous in the neighborhoods, the parks being cut every seven to 10 days, which is something that has never happened.
Kilpatrick: I was watching a movie the other night, and there was like a spoof moment in the movie where the owner of one of those little liquor stores — an African-American man walked in with a hat pulled down and the store owner followed him around.
www.metrotimes.com /editorial/story.asp?id=7981   (8507 words)

  
 www.GovExec.com - : Outside Experts : : Kwame Kilpatrick (3/1/04)
Kwame Kilpatrick won easily, and went on to win the general election to become the youngest mayor in Detroit history and, as circumstances would have it, an innovative mayor in the field of homeland security.
Kilpatrick has testified before Congress, and co-chairs the border task force on homeland security at the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
A 33-year-old Detroit native, he is the son of Rep. Carolyn Kilpatrick, D-Mich., and a graduate of Florida A&M University and Detroit College of Law.
www.govexec.com /features/0204hs/0204HS_experts12.htm   (299 words)

  
 Kwame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida AandM University alumnus Kwame Kilpatrick was elected Detroit's youngest mayor on Tuesday, November 6, 2001 by a 54-46 margin.
Kilpatrick, 31, graduated from FAMU in 1993 with a bachelor of science degree in political science.
Kilpatrick is a former Michigan state representative and recently served as House Minority Leader.
www.famu.edu /about/admin/vppa/News/Kwame/kwame.html   (174 words)

  
 Detroit residents vote in mayoral primary - Boston.com - Nation - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Embattled incumbent Kwame Kilpatrick joked with poll workers and former deputy mayor Freman Hendrix stressed experience and integrity as residents cast ballots Tuesday in the city's mayoral primary.
Kilpatrick, 35, says his administration over the past four years has revitalized parts of downtown, attacked blight, built houses, cut crime and restored regularity to basic city services such as snowplowing and grass-mowing.
DETROIT --Embattled incumbent Kwame Kilpatrick joked with poll workers and former deputy mayor Freman Hendrix stressed experience and integrity as residents cast ballots Tuesday in the city's mayoral primary.
www.boston.com /news/nation/articles/2005/08/02/ex_deputy_mayor_of_detroit_leading_polls   (458 words)

  
 File it Under: Cat-blogging-free since 2004.
Kwame Kilpatrick, the mayor of Detroit, is essentially THE sterotypical corrupt politician.
Kwame fired Deputy Police Chief Gary Brown, who was investigating charges of corruption and cover-ups committed by Kwame's security detail.
Kwame ordered the Police Department to lease an expensive luxury SUV for his wife and then lied about the lease, again and again, until overwhelming evidence forced him to admit that the vehicle existed.
www.fileitunder.com /2005/05/kwame-kilpatrick-corrupt-politician.html   (535 words)

  
 Kwame Kilpatrick for Mayor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kwame Kilpatrick is a relentless driver of success in education.
Kwame Kilpatrick has been a leader in keeping guns out of schools and as Mayor, he will enforce zero tolerance for guns, drugs, and violence in and around schools.
Kwame Kilpatrick will direct the Youth Department and the City Recreation Department to partner with Detroit Public Schools to provide a safe haven for students between the hours of 3 p.m.
kwame.dragontale.com /issues/education.html   (180 words)

  
 City of Detroit Official Web Site -- Office of the Mayor
Mayor Kilpatrick’s commitment to children is also evidenced by the reduction of Detroit’s Head Start vacancies from 20% to 2% in the last two years.
Clean: To create a cleaner community, Mayor Kilpatrick has led several initiatives including the distribution of thousands of new litter containers, the streamlining of refuse and bulk trash collection, a 7-10 day grass-cutting cycle for Detroit’s 391 parks, and the paving of more than 200 miles of roads in the city of Detroit.
Prior to his election as mayor in 2001, Kilpatrick was the first African-American in the history of Michigan to lead any party in the State Legislature.
www.ci.detroit.mi.us /mayor/default.htm   (1011 words)

  
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Kilpatrick went on to ask Fieger to consider hosting a fund-raiser and invited him to a fund-raiser with lawyers today.
Kilpatrick said Thursday night that he would accept donations from Fieger but was not asking for an endorsement.
Against a backdrop of a chalk outline of a dead body, Kilpatrick's 30-second television spot is critical of Hill's tour as head of the Detroit homicide section in 1985, when the rate of murder cases left unsolved rose more than 30 percent.
www.fansoffieger.com /octnews.htm   (734 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Kwame Kilpatrick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Carolyn Jean Cheeks Kilpatrick (born June 25, 1945) American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1997, representing the 13th District of Michigan (map), comprised of most of Detroit and a few of its suburbs.
Jump to: navigation, search Independence Hall Philadelphia (sometimes referred to as Philly or the City of Brotherly Love) is the fifth most populous city in the United States and the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, both in area and population.
Wikinews has a related story: Freman Hendrix eclipses Kwame Kilpatrick in Detroit mayoral race Sharon McPhail Sharon McPhail has served on the Detroit City Council since 2002 and was a candidate for mayor in the 2005 Detroit elections.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Kwame-Kilpatrick   (1555 words)

  
 NameTraq | Last Name: Kilpatrick
DETROIT - Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on Friday revealed plans for a new convention hall to replace the aging and cramped Cobo Center - a cornerstone of the city's...
DETROIT -- Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on Friday revealed plans for a new convention hall to replace the aging and cramped Cobo Center -- a cornerstone of the...
Jennifer Kilpatrick, a passen- ger on the train, suffered spinal cord and brain injuries in the crash, according to her attorney, Tom Kearney.
www.nametraq.com /genealogy_jan04/K/Kilpatrick.shtml   (2658 words)

  
 Old enemies agree: Detroit's Kwame Kilpatrick must go - 07/10/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Listening to Teamster officials tick off the reasons they will abandon Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick at a press conference this coming Thursday and instead endorse his chief rival, Freman Hendrix, those reasons are strikingly similar to those offered by The News in today's editorial.
Their sense is that the city is going nowhere, and that Kilpatrick lacks the strength and the skills to push it forward.
Beyond that, they are troubled by the serial shenanigans in the mayor's office, and Kilpatrick's lame attempts to excuse personal behavior unbecoming the leader of a major city, a city in which they've invested their own money.
www.detnews.com /2005/editorial/0507/10/A17-242164.htm   (675 words)

  
 DLC: 100 To Watch: Kwame Kilpatrick
Kwame Kilpatrick discusses the Democrats' tradition as the "party of inclusion," he's referring not only to matters of race and class.
For Kilpatrick, 30, a truly inclusive Democratic Party is one that encourages a broad diversity of policy views.
Kilpatrick, whose district is in the heart of Detroit, has also backed legislation aimed at restoring urban brownfields for economic development, allowing businesses greater regulatory flexibility to encourage job growth, and "a lot of different things that the liberal arm of our party does not support."
www.ndol.org /ndol_ci.cfm?contentid=1899&kaid=104&subid=210   (248 words)

  
 Hip-hop mayor's goal: Further Detroit's image as a music mecca
Simmons' comment was off the cuff but on the mark -- the rhetorical equivalent to Kilpatrick's signature diamond earring, his affection for urban music and the flash and flair that accompany his lifestyle.
Kilpatrick presents himself as serious about this stuff: He's convinced that music and arts are as vital to Detroit's renaissance as any corporate coups or stadium.
But Kilpatrick also knows that in his hometown, where political sniping is a time-tested sport, the hip-hop persona can create a liability.
www.freep.com /news/locway/kilp21_20040521.htm   (1171 words)

  
 My Way News
DETROIT (AP) - Voters lined up Tuesday to cast their ballots in the city's mayoral primary, with embattled incumbent Kwame Kilpatrick and Freman Hendrix, chief of staff to Kilpatrick's predecessor, appearing to be the candidates to beat.
Kilpatrick has the front-page endorsement of the Michigan Chronicle - the city's largest fl newspaper - and the political action committee affiliated with the head of the local NAACP.
Kilpatrick and City Councilwoman Sharon McPhail, who was considered to be in third place, argue that the Archer administration - and by extension Hendrix - had the chance to fix many of the city's problems but instead made some worse.
apnews.myway.com /article/20050802/D8BNNOQG0.html   (626 words)

  
 SpeakReality Forums - Kwame Kilpatrick, you Fucking Bitch!
Kilpatrick acknowledged that his wife and children are driven in police vehicles for security reasons.
Kilpatrick said he and other officials would review video of the incident to determine whether disciplinary action against the officer is warranted.
Kwame Kilpatrick latest pole say he is the third worst mayor in the country not state but the whole fucking united states.
www.speakreality.com /printthread.php?t=1603   (1026 words)

  
 The South End Newspaper - LOCAL/STATE - You speak: ‘Where’s the beef, Kwame?’   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has vowed to improve the city of Detroit’s image in the eyes of those who live in the city, those who frequent the city, and those planning to visit Detroit.
But, of all those who have praised Kilpatrick’s efforts, there are just as many residents who don’t cast the mayor in such a favorable light.
Kilpatrick will have some stiff competition this year as he runs for re-election.
www.southend.wayne.edu /modules/news/print.php?storyid=865   (523 words)

  
 On the run (Metro Times Detroit)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Kilpatrick has a tale for every occasion, and this is one of his best: As a fourth-grader, he won the fl studies contest at Detroit’s Fairbanks Elementary.
Kilpatrick would show up for 15 minutes or more to talk with the residents and try his hand at bingo.
Moments later, Kilpatrick strutted into another room where dozens of volunteers gathered around as their leader rallied his troops for another Saturday of knocking on doors.
www.metrotimes.com /editorial/story.asp?id=2552   (2774 words)

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