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Kwame Kilpatrick has been granted an early release. The former Detroit mayor was scheduled to be released from prison decades from now after being convicted in 2013, according to the Ebony Foundation. Kilpatrick, the son of prominent politician Carolyn Kilpatrick, became a key figure in Detroit politics in the mid-1990s, after being elected to the…

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Today’s rising political stars differ distinctly from their predecessors. This wave of politicians are highly accomplished, very well-educated, fiercely independent and extremely eloquent outsiders who do not fit the mode of the legacy civil rights era politician. Before they burst onto the national scene, most of these politicians were much better known outside of the…

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Kwame Kilpatrick could be 71 years-old once he is released from prison. According to reports, the former mayor of Detroit was found guilty on 24 charges that include racketeering, extortion, bribery, and filing false tax returns. Prosecutors said Kilpatrick, his father Bernard, and contractor Bobby Ferguson were operating a criminal enterprise during Kwame’s tenure as…

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There is quite a long list of political sex scandals that have rocked and reshaped America. Many of them have the same modus operandi.  For most, there’s a seduction between the young, aspirational woman companioning powerful, high-profile and wealthy white man and as of recent – race and wealth aside – a daring woman and…

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