Articles Tagged “List of mayors of Detroit”

  • Kwame Kilpatrick: Government Can Improve People’s Lives

    Kwame Kilpatrick, the former Mayor of Detroit and author of an upcoming book disclosing his political experience and upheaval, strongly believes that government can improve the life of people. Government is a central component of civilization and was developed to ensure an organized and civil way for humans to be ruled by other humans. Government […]

  • Kwame Kilpatrick discusses Nelson Mandela

    Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit and member of a Democratic political dynasty, has found abundant inspiration in the life of Nelson Mandela. He notes that Nelson Mandela’s most outstanding characteristic was the ability to be measured and patient throughout his life and in the worst of circumstances. “His strength, calm, ingenious preparation, unbelievable […]

  • Kwame Kilpatrick – On the House in Shambles

    Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit, has been a longtime member and supporter of the Democratic Party. He came to political power on the Democratic platform and his family has established a Democratic political dynasty in Michigan. Kwame Kilpatrick asserts that there are several current challenges facing the Democratic Party. The most obvious one […]

  • Kwame Kilpatrick: Speech Writing [Part 1 of 2]

    Kwame Kilpatrick has given 100s of speeches during his political career. He is definitely an experienced speaker. His chief talent, according to him, is public speaking. But you don’t have to be a pro, a politician or have a natural gift for public speaking to be a great speaker. Here are tips 1-3 for public […]

  • Kwame Kilpatrick: Right Here – Right Now [Part 2 of 2]

    So how did Kwame Kilpatrick come up with the campaign slogan RIGHT HERE – RIGHT NOW which helped catapult him into political history as the youngest mayor of Detroit? Kwame entered into the mayor campaign late. In fact, he was the last candidate to enter the race. Kilpatrick and his team knew they needed to […]

  • Kwame Kilpatrick: Right Here-Right Now [Part 1 of 2]

    Kwame Kilpatrick, during the election of 2001, coined a slogan that become successful for mantra for his supporters and the City of Detroit. During one of his speeches he stated: “We can’t wait four or eight more years for things to happen in Detroit. We can’t just sit around and hope the future brings us […]

  • Kwame Kilpatrick: Learning Political Relationships early

    Kwame Kilpatrick began his freshmen year at the Michigan State House of Representatives on January 5, 1997. His entry into this political arena was aided by drawing upon his family history and connection with the city of Detroit. Very quickly, however, the Michigan State House of Representatives presented an important political lesson to Kilpatrick that […]