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Kwame Malik Kilpatrick (born June 8, 1970) is an American politician. He was a Michigan state representative and mayor of Detroit. He is a Democrat.[1] Kilpatrick was mayor of Detroit from 2002 until he resigned in 2008. In spring 2013, Kilpatrick was sentenced to almost 28 years in prison after being declared guilty on many criminal charges, including fraud.[2] He went to federal prison in eastern Michigan.[3]


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  2. "Corruption No More". The Detroit Free Press. Retrieved November 29, 2013. 
  3. "Kwame Kilpatrick and Bobby Ferguson in Federal Prison". Action News WXYZ ABC. Retrieved November 29, 2013.