Kwame Kilpatrick got 28 years for financial crimes, Paul Manafort got only 7.5 — why?

MetroTimes - 03-14


Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick — a black man — is serving 28 years in prison for financial crimes he committed while in office. Paul Manafort — a politically connected white man and former Trump campaign manager — is serving 7.5 years for financial crimes similar to those of Kilpatrick.