Motown singer runs for Detroit City Council

Mfuni, Tanangachi
August 2005
New York Amsterdam News;8/18/2005, Vol. 96 Issue 34, p1
The article reports that in the Detroit City Council's elections that were held earlier this month, singer Martha Reeves finished ninth in a field crowded by 120 other candidates, and will slug it out with the top 17 vote-getters for the city's nine City Council seats on November 8, Election Day. Reeves joins the roster of celebrities, including actor turned governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger; professional wrestler turned Minnesota governor, Jesse Ventura; and gospel singer turned councilwoman, Shirley Ceaser.


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