A crowd of twenty-somethings congregated in front of the Miami-Dade Courthouse last night adorned in black hoodies and somber faces. Wednesday marked the second anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, the local teen whose shooting by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman sent shockwaves across ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke endorses the man who will be Miami's next District 5 commissioner. With absentee ballots being mailed and early voting beginning ... More >>
The bullet-hole-ridden gray hoodie Trayvon Martin wore on the night of his death could find its way into a museum. At the moment, it's still being held by the FBI as the Department of Justice decides whether or not to pursue civil rights charges against George Zimmerman.
If the Stevie Wonder boycott and the thousands signing MoveOn petitions didn't convince lawmakers they were going to face serious pressure to repeal the Stand Your Ground law after George Zimmerman's acquittal, last night's NAACP convention finale should do the trick. First U.S. Attorney General Er ... More >>
It seems that everyone but Paula Deen has weighed in on the scandal that followed the celebrity chef's admission in a legal deposition that she used the N-word. Both Food Network and Smithfield have severed ties with her. Deen's statements have polarized both the culinary community and the world. A ... More >>
This is an actual press release sent out by an actual political party. The Republican Party of Florida to be exact. Someone (or perhaps multiple someones) actually wrote this, and made a photoshop and decided it would be a good idea to send out.
As the fifth day of early voting gets underway, the Florida Division of Elections says Democrats have opened a significant lead over Republicans in total ballots cast, by a 48,600 margin. Overall, Democrats have 118,000 more early votes than the GOP. With the Nov. 6 election five days away, 30 perce ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke wants blacks to stop being so envious and hateful toward one another.We African-Americans are our own worst enemies. We do a bett ... More >>
Neo-Nazis are currently conducting heavily armed patrols in and around Sanford, Florida and are "prepared" for violence in the case of a race riot. The patrols are to protect "white citizens in the area who are concerned for their safety" in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting last month, says C ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for. This week, Luke says African-Americans need to march to the polls on Election Day.For more than two weeks, tens of thousands of African-Americans have been ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke is tired of marching and rallying for justice.Last week, thousands of people, led by Rev. Al Sharpton, held a rally in Sa ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreLuther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. In this special edition, Luke thinks Tiger Woods let Stevie Williams off easy.Tiger Woods could really use his dad right no ... More >>
Former American Idol judge Simon Cowell scoured America this summer looking for contestants for his new singing show, The X Factor. We're not sure if he found any future Kelly Clarksons when he visited Miami, but he did discover a now angry and litigious father-and-son duo. Stephen Marks, 54 ... More >>
RIch Abdill 75 feet of buffet table at this jam.Say what you will about former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina's questionable dealings with everyone he's ever had dealings with, but don't accuse the guy of leaving anyone hungry Tuesday night.The Miami-Dade mayoral candidate took first place in th ... More >>
Mayor Tomás Regalado isn't the only powerful enemy Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito has made in his relatively short run atop the department. Now, national civil rights leader and former presidential candidate Al Sharpton is calling for a federal investigation into the Miami Police Department. ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke starts a worldwide political movement.Around this time last year, undercover racist movement Take America Back began to take s ... More >>
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors |Hip Hop Rally Machine |Hip Hop Honors Video Last night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show was full of hits (the return of Missy Elliott, for one), and misses (the glaring omission of Outkast, among many others). Still, much of it gave us some serious hometown pride. In a move that pr ... More >>
"We created this civilization -- by 'we,' I mean the whites." So says Gordon Baum, the CEO of the Council of Conservative Citizens -- the CCC, for short. "Our local chapters would probably support a referendum to ban inter-racial marriage, I would speculate," he says in a New Times interview. ... More >>
This man has as many Lil Wayne MP3s as your 14-year-old cousinWednesday is like the pre-Dr. Virgil Mongalo teeth day of the week over here at Crossfade (the sad news of Corey Haim's death is not helping). So, special thanks to sister blog Sound of the City for pointing our cranky mouse hand to De ... More >>
The leader of a church that's drawn presidential hopefuls and the devout is enveloped in scandal.
He wants you to buy beer and smokes in Liberty City.
Obama is so enthusiastic about these products he added an extra r to his first name. It's tough to drive through Liberty City these days without running into President Obama. He's there on the side of Liberty City Elementary, next to the MLK portrait. He's painted on the walls of at least a c ... More >>
Two killed, 16 wounded, and no answers in Liberty City.
Just before 5 p.m. this past Sunday, a Chevy Monte Carlo rolled up before a squat, one-story house in Liberty City. Someone inside the car pulled out an AK-47 and opened fire on a group of young men in the front yard, wounding five. via CBS4Jim DeFedeThe drive-by was especially significant because ... More >>
Tha Carter III (Young Money/Cash Money/Universal)
More quality hip-hop at PS 14
A new Surfside eatery’s aim is off
MTV Video Music Awards
Divas duel for a Shelley
A new local film dwells on the rich and beautiful side of life -- what's new? It's the movies!
Trying to ride the Haitian refugee-issue buzz, Sharpton kept referring to Elian as "Little Efrain"
Welcome to the great Rosie O'Donnell controversy
Max Rameau switches gears on how to get a civilian investigative panel focused on county cops
February 18 - 24, 1999
Two sides of the Godfather of Soul