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Detroit’s City Council President Confronting Legal Troubles
Charles Pugh, a popular Detroit politician, might be stripped of his salary and faces claims of an ...


Consultant Recommends a Part-Time City Council for Detroit
A consultant has recommended steep cuts for Detroit's City Council and calls for it to become a par...


Detroit City Council Wants 'Hip-Hop Mayor' To Step Down | News | BET.com
Posted March 20, 2008 – The Detroit City Council wants its so-called “Hip-hop Mayor” to hop on out ...


Detroit City Council Asks Mayor to Resign | News | BET.com
Posted Feb. 29, 2008 – Detroit 's embattled mayor says he won't resign, despite the recent revelati...


First Detroit Cut Jobs, Now Potentially Arts Too
The city of Detroit may cut up to 75 percent of funding for some of the city’s main tourist and art...


Detroit Plans Job Cuts to Curb Budget Crisis
Despite Mayor Dave Bing’s plan to slash 1,000 jobs, some city leaders fear the measures do not go f...


Activists Call on UN to Aid Detroit's Water Crisis
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is shutting off water to more than 150,000 people....


John Conyers Wife Implicated In Detroit Bribery Scandal
The wife of one of the most powerful members of Congress may be headed to jail....


Ex-NBA Baller is New Detroit Mayor
An ex-NBA star is elected mayor of Detroit....


Commentary: Dissolving Detroit Is a Ridiculous Notion
Michigan lawmaker wants to give up on the Motor City....


U.S. Files New Charges Against Ex-Detroit Mayor, Dad
U.S. files new charges against ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick....


Daunting Task Ahead to Secure Detroit's Future
Daunting task ahead to secure Detroit's future....


Feds: Detroit Consultant Sam Was "Bagman" for Monica Conyers
In court | feds accuse Detroit city consultant Sam Riddle of being "bagman" for Monica Conyers....


Census: Detroit's Population Plummets 25 Percent
Michigan has experienced its first drop in black residents since statehood, and a historically sign...


Prayer Vigil Held for Ailing Aretha Franklin
DETROIT – A community prayer vigil has been held in Detroit for Aretha Franklin, a day before...


Jackson, Mississippi Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Dies Suddenly at 66
Jackson, Mississippi, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba is the city's second mayor to die in office in recent ye...


Republican Party Rolls Out Black Voter Outreach Effort in the Motor City
The Republican National Committee launches Black voter outreach in Michigan....


Eminem Helps Boost Chrysler Sales
Slim Shady assists automaker in turning their first profit in two years....


Redistricting and Voting Rights Roundup
The latest news on efforts that could disenfranchise African-American and other voters....