Are you a Black man? Then the Boundless Brothers virtual men’s conference is for you

Rolling Out and McDonald’s would like to invite you to Boundless Brothers, a virtual experience, on Friday-Saturday, November 19 -20, 2021, via Hopin. Boundless Brothers is a men’s virtual conference that seeks to empower Black men across the nation through a series of thought leadership chats, panels, and workshops geared towards elevating their mental, emotional, physical, […]

Donald Trump pardons big-name rappers and others on last day as president

As many political connoisseurs suspected, outgoing President Donald Trump freed dozens of convicted criminals and indicted suspects serving time in prisons and jails across the country on his last day in office. Trump pardoned 73 people and commuted the sentences of another 70 convicted inmates, according to Detroit Free Press.  Among the beneficiaries of Trump’s […]

Kwame Kilpatrick is not getting out of prison as previously reported

The decision to release disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick from prison has been reversed, according to the people working on his behalf. According to the Detroit News, Kilpatrick was originally scheduled to be released 21 years early as a result of a White House initiative. That initiative was ostensibly meant to release thousands of […]

Kwame Kilpatrick released from prison decades earlier than scheduled

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 […]

Crooked Detroit official details corruption in former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s office

Kwame Kilpatrick’s arrest and conviction on multiple corruption charges rocked the black power structure in Detroit. Kilpatrick is currently serving a 28-year sentence in federal prison for crimes committed while he was mayor of Detroit. Now Derrick Miller, one of Kilpatrick’s top aides and a co-conspirator has detailed his crimes and life in what has […]

Who are today’s rising black political stars?

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 […]

Twitter erupts over ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s 28-year prison sentence

About a decade ago, when legendary radio deejay Tom Joyner was asked whom he thought would become the first black president of the United States, two words bolted out of his mouth before the question was complete: Kwame Kilpatrick. That’s just how well thought of he was back then. And Joyner was far from alone with […]

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sentenced to 28 years in prison

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 […]

The Petraeus Syndrome: Biggest political sex scandals

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 […]