Kwame Kenyatta

Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta

City’s Human Services Department May Be At Center Of Tug-Of-War

Detroit City Council is expected to formally respond to a request by the State Department of Human Services that the city voluntarily give up control of its scandal plagued Human Services Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2012


Proposed Consent Agreement Sparks War Of Words Between The State And Its Largest City

The barbs are flying over a controversial consent agreement proposed to help get the city of Detroit’s financial house in order.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

Day After Gas Station Killing Over Condoms, Meeting Planned To Curb Violence

A meeting is planned Sunday between some Detroit gas station owners and residents. It comes one day after a gas station clerk allegedly shot & fatally wounded a customer in a dispute over a box of condoms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2012

Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta

Charlie Langton: Kenyatta Says Bing Has No Explanation For Finances

Discussing Detroit’s fiscal situation, the city is still in major trouble and according to reports, in danger of running out of cash in April.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–03/08/2012

Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta

After Wave Of Violence, Councilman Wants Gas Station Security

An 86-year-old World War II victim was carjacked at a Detroit gas station in broad daylight on his way home from Bible study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2012

Detroit Council Members Skip Meeting With State Financial Review Team

“… I think he should have done a ‘George Wallace’… He should have stood in the doorway, he should have forced them to go to court to get an injunction and we should have presented our case in court,” said Kwame Kenyatta.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

Detroit City Councilman Kwame Kenyatta

Councilman: Detroit Needs To Fight Lawsuits Against City

Councilman Kwame Kenyatta says the city needs to start fighting these lawsuits in court and stop settling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2011


Lawmakers Hope To Make Money With Detroit-Only Lottery

Would a city-run lottery in Detroit solve the city’s financial problems? One state lawmaker thinks so.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2011

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing (File Photo/Getty Images)

Detroit Council Cancels Break Amid Financial Crisis

The Detroit City council has cancelled its holiday recess amid reports that, without drastic cuts, the city will run out of cash in April.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano during a taping of "Reinventing Michigan." (credit: Paul Pytlowany/WWJ-TV)

Detroit City Councilman: Investigate Ficano Admin

Now that Turkia Mullin is no longer CEO at Detroit Metro Airport, a member of the Detroit City Council is calling for a deeper look into the Ficano administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011