Phillip Brutus

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Candidates Line Up to Replace Frederica Wilson in Special State Senate Election

    ​>While Frederica Wilson is up in D.C. preparing to be sworn into the U.S. Congress, her seat in the Florida Senate sits empty. Yesterday, outgoing Governor Charlie Crist announced that the primary election to replace Wilson will take place on February 8, while the general election will be Mar ... More >>

  • News

    August 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Yolly Roberson Kicks Off House Bid Against Crowded Field, Including Her Ex-Husband

    With Kendrick Meek resigning to seek a Senate seat, Florida's 17th congressional district will have its first non-Meek representative since 1993. District 17, with a Cook pvi of D 34, is one of the most Democratic leaning districts in the entire nation, so the real race ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    State Sen. Frederica Wilson Hopes To Move Her Hat Collection to DC

    Frederica Wilson and her extensive hat collection have pretty much done everything they can in Tallahassee. The Miami democrat has served in both houses of the State legislature, and now she's made it official that she'll be seeking the congressional seat Rep. Kendrick Meek is leaving behind in his ... More >>

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Thrilla in the Hood

    Miami New Times recommends

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    The Ghetto Governor

    Dorrin Rolle’s dedication to his district is in question

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    The Meek Better Look Out

    A Haitian-American candidate for the nation's most Haitian district

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Miguel and the Money Man

    Norman Braman joins the Diaz de la Portilla mayoral campaign -- despite that unpleasant gay-rights thing

  • Film

    November 28, 2002

    High on Haiti

    A new local film dwells on the rich and beautiful side of life -- what's new? It's the movies!

  • News

    December 13, 2001

    Multiple District Disorder

    Divide North Miami and you also divide a burgeoning Haitian-American voting bloc. Was that the plan?

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    New Face, Old Connections

    Miami mayoral candidate Manny Diaz may look like an outsider, but his political history places him squarely on the inside

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    Major Dischord

    When the Caribbean band Kassav failed to appear at a July 25 concert, the cops stepped in. Then the riot started.

  • News

    July 8, 1999

    Soaring Aspirations

    Joe Celestin might have lost his bid to become mayor of North Miami, but his campaign united South Florida's Haitians like nothing before

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    The Catalyst

    Marleine Bastien -- activist, social worker, songwriter, mother -- is helping to lead the resurgence of South Florida's Haitian political agenda

  • News

    August 31, 1994

    Odor in the Court

    By state law, judges get elected just like politicians -- a system so idiotic it's criminal. Will somebody please reproach the bench?