Tag Archives: Detroit

Detroit to The World: Don’t Count Us Out

Motown welcomes the B.E. Entrepreneurs Conference with grit, enthusiasm and faith in its own future

Battered by a crisis of faith in local government triggered by the scandal surrounding former…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Dave Bing Elected Detroit Mayor

BE 100s businessman will complete Kilpatrick’s term

In what Detroit newspapers called “a stunning victory” local businessman Dave Bing was elected mayor…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Detroit Mayoral Candidates Bump Heads in Debate

Generating jobs and revenue remain focus

Detroit Mayor Ken Cockrel and businessman Dave Bing agreed on very little at their second…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Detroit Mayoral Race Heats Up Amid City Council Lawsuit

Cockrel, Bing slam each other on integrity, relatability

The collapse of the auto industry isn’t the only thing making headlines in Detroit. The…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Unemployment Rate Hits 8.5%

Companies shed 663,000 jobs in March

The nation’s unemployment rate soared to 8.5% in March, according to the Bureau of Labor…

By Renita Burns

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Detroit Mayor to Resign, Do Jail Time

Kilpatrick pleads guilty in case, must pay $1 million in restitution

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has pleaded guilty to two felony counts of obstruction of justice…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Detroit’s Battles

Civic and political leaders react to mayor's indictment

The indictment of Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is causing a firestorm and mixed reactions from…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Detroit Mayor Will Fight Indictment Charges

Kwame Kilpatrick refuses to step down from office

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick refuses to resign and vows to fight several charges brought against…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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