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Christine Beatty Takes The Deal! Pleads Guilty In Detroit Sex Text Message Scandal! Begs Detroiters For “Forgiveness”

SOUTHFIELD — She famously rolled her eyes and struck a defiant pose throughout the whistle-blower lawsuit against her and her former boss. But Christine Beatty broke into tears and spoke of contrition today during a press conference at her attorney’s

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Will He Or Won’t He? Sources Say Detroit Mayor To Plead Guilty On Thursday!

Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor Maria Miller created a media frenzy by issuing a statement saying that embattled Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick had agreed to a plea deal and then moments later, rescinding that statement. Sources in Detroit are divided over

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No More Kilpatrick Columns on “Lavande & Chocolat Amer!” We’re On Strike Until The Trial!

The staff here at ‘Lavande & Chocolat Amer” have come to this sickening reality: We are sick and tired of being sick and tired of covering Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his never-ending and confusing antics. We are tired of

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You Read It Here First! The Rotting Stench In Detroit Goes Deeper Than Kilpatrick

If you are an avid reader of “Lavande’ & Chocolat Amer,” then you are familiar with the assessment that was given here in regards to the state of affairs in Detroit. Though the calls for Mayor Kilpatrick’s head in the

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The Kilpatrick Aftermath: Was It All Part Of A Plan?

Mayhem has literally broken out on the streets of Detroit. Protesters have formed outside of city government offices with placards and voices screaming, “Free Kwame! Free our Mayor!” Dissension is in the air and the citizens of Detroit are at

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Posted in Black Entertainment, Detroit Politics

Detroit City Council Meets To Discuss Mayor’s Plight This Morning

Detroit City Council members are meeting in their chambers at this hour discussing mayoral forfeiture proceedings. This meeting was scheduled before Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was shipped to the Wayne County Jail for violating his bond. In a stunning twist of events,

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Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm Set Hearing Date For Kilpatrick Removal Talks

Not wanting to get in the middle of the tug of war struggle between Detroit City Council and Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, a war which has been raging for seven months now, Gov. Jennifer Granholm has decided to get her feet

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Detroit Mayor’s MugShot Released; Wayne County Sheriff Holds Press Conference

Another one for the scrapbooks. Jailed Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s mugshot has been released to the public. This is his second mugshot in months. Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was jailed Thursday afternoon after a 36th District Court judge found him guilty of

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Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Apologizes To Court; Yet Places Blame And Makes More Excuses For Actions!

Thursday morning, Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick stood before 36th District Court Judge Ronald Giles and said “I’m sorry.” “This is not an affront to you and this court…I have been doing the best of my ability. I always listen to my

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Detroit Mayor’s Office Releases Statement To Detroiters: “City Operating As Usual”

Deputy Mayor Kandia Milton will have the official job of running the City of Detroit overnight as Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick languishes in a Wayne County Jail cell for violating his bond. The Office of Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick released this statement

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Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick On His Way To Jail! Judge Revokes Bond!

In a stunning, but not so surprising move this morning, 36th District Court Judge Ronald Giles remanded Detroit’s embattled mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, to the Wayne County Jail, thereby revoking his already threatened bond. In court, Mayor Kilpatrickawaited his fate with

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My Visit Home: A Former Detroiter’s Tale Pt. 4

On our fourth day, back in the city of Detroit, it was time to do some sight-seeing! Yeah. Sight seeing. I know that it sounds ridiculous to say that we were excited to tour a city that we knew like

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My Visit Home: A Former Detroiter’s Tale Pt.1

Am I happy to be home again? Definitely! There is absolutely nothing like being back on the soil that nurtured, nourished, damaged and refined me. Yes, Detroit did all of these things for me. I love the city of my

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Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick Plans To Be A ‘No Show’ At Obama Rally Tonight

Scandal plagued Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick announced today that he would not be attending the rally to be held for presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama tonight. Mayor Kilpatrick, in a press conference held Monday afternoon, stated that the decision to not

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Posted in Detroit Politics, Election '08

Detroit City Council Makes Historic Moves To Oust Mayor

In a history making moment today, Detroit City Council, in a vote of 5-4, agreed to begin procedures to oust embattled Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. Detroit City Council plans to take action in two swift historic movements. The first strike of

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A Message To Christine Beatty…OOPS! A Message For All Sistas

When I read the released text messages between embattled Mayor of Detroit, Kwame ‘Big Pimpin’ Kilpatrick and his former Chief of Staff, supposed ‘Mrs. Kwame Kilpatrick, 2012’, I was aghast and horrified! Why? It is apparent that Christine Beatty fell

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Mom! Come Look! Detroit’s Looking Like a Bunch of N****s on TV Again!

Right about now, Detroiters across America and abroad, are feeling quite sick to their stomach. Detroit City Council turned its’ proverbial back on ‘guilty before proven innocent’ Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick today. Thinking that he was about to present his city

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