Detroit’s “Hip Hop” mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick’s stellar career ended in disgrace and disappointment. After being convicted of corruption and fraud, a jury recently sentenced him to 28 years in prison based upon several federal convictions. However, on top of the time, he will now be ordered to pay restitution and taxes to the tune of […]

The fact that 19 year-old Renisha McBride was intoxicated when she was shot in the face is “irrelevant.”  That’s the position of the attorney representing McBride’s family who said the homeowner “took his shotgun, went on the porch, and blew her head off and then called 911.”   The unidentified  homeowner in the Detroit suburb of […]

Here’s a sad story from News One, Renisha McBride, 19 (pictured above), was shot to death in a Dearborn Heights, Michigan neighborhood after seeking help following a car crash, reports The Detroit News. At approximately 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning, McBride knocked on the door of a home, hoping for assistance. Instead, she got a gunshot wound […]

Roland Martin talks with the Detroit Free Press’ Rochelle Riley about the Kwame Kilpatrick sentencing.

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On a hot Sunday afternoon in Detroit, it seems like a day at a brand-new water park could be the perfect solution to beat the…

After 16 NBA seasons, Jalen Rose wanted to use his celebrity, considerable income from the NBA and his commitment to helping youth to uplift his…

I’m angered that Kevyn Orr, Detroit’s emergency manager, would approve the city’s plans to spend $400 million to build a new hockey arena when the…


Roland Martin talks with Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony about Detroit’s bankruptcy and how it is not the best move for the historic city.

The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews:  The city of Detroit has filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. Sources say Detroit could go into bankruptcy as early as Friday. Governor Rick Snyder approved Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr request on Tuesday July 16. More from WXYZ, Detroit’s deficit is $18 billion dollars, $11 billion is unsecured including the pensions and retiree […]


Keron Anderson may have spent ten years in prison for making a few mistakes in life, but the 33-year-old died doing what he felt was…