Kwame Kenyatta

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr (credit: George Fox/WWJ) FILE.

Detroit EM Will Not Replace City Council Members Despite Charter Laws

Orr has ordered the City Council not to name replacements for two colleagues that resigned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta

Controversial Detroit City Councilman Calls It Quits

After being one of the most outspoken Detroit City Council members for nearly eight years, Kwame Kenyatta is throwing in the towel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2013

WWJ Photo: Vickie Thomas

Detroit City Council Member Reveals Future Plans

Kwame Kenyatta has been on a medical leave for about two months, and he tells WWJ’s City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas he’s not sure if he’ll be returning to the council table to finish out his term.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2013

Detroiters line up for a public hearing about Belle Isle. (credit: WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Belle Isle Lease Debate Gets Wild, Raucous

One resident called the council members “Judas,” for considering the lease, adding, “It has one jewel in it and you’re going to take it. Are we ignorant?”

CBS Detroit–01/28/2013

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing. (File photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Councilman Calls For Detroit Mayor’s Removal From Office After ‘Violation’

A longtime Detroit City Councilman wants Mayor Dave Bing removed from office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

Detroiters rally to keep Belle Isle on August 1, 2012. (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Detroiters Rally To Keep Belle Isle

Nearly 200 Detroiters gathered on Belle Isle to protest a state proposal to take control of the island under.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

Kenyatta  Kwame (R).  (WWJ/Florence Walton)

Living The Life Of Wheelchair Bound: Council Members Spend Time Making Way In City

Warriors on Wheels President Lisa Franklin offered the challenge to help make lawmakers aware of the difficulties people with disabilities have while trying get around in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2012

Kwame Kenyatta (file photo)

Detroit Councilman Calls For Appeal In Consent Deal Dispute

The lawsuit challenging the city of Detroit’s consent agreement was dismissed but Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta says it should be appealed.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/14/2012

Detroit Councilman: Cancel Fireworks

It’s an annual tradition that costs a lot of money — money that one Detroit official says could be better spent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2012

Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta

Detroit City Council Member Calls It Quits

A Detroit City Council member is calling it quits, saying the consent agreement with the state was the last straw.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012