Wendy Ruiz was born and raised in Miami. She's a full U.S. citizen, with a birth certificate, a voter registration and a driver's license. And until yesterday, the Miami-Dade College student had to pay nearly four times as much for tuition as any other in-state student. Why? Because her parents are ... More >>
A hostile Supreme Court and a feckless Obama administration have gone too far.
It was really only a matter of time before some high profile, right wing homophobe somehow decided to connect the Miami zombie attack to gays. Their thought process must be, "Something horrible happened? Well, obviously somehow the gays are involved."Bryan Fischer, the director of Issues Analysis fo ... More >>
Inside a heavily fortified compound in rural Osceola County, Florida, a well-armed group of white supremacists lead by 39-year-old Marcus Faella held regular paramilitary drills where they pretended to shoot black victims, talked about attacking Orlando's city hall and even discussed obtaining ricin ... More >>
YAY HATE GROUPSUpdate 2:54 p.m.: Rick Scott spokesman Lane Wright said there's no day of prayer and no Florida event planned, and that Scott has not committed either way to the Texas event.Texas Gov. Rick Perry invited the 49 other governors to his football-stadium prayerfest spectacular in Augus ... 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 >>
Ban ugliness from Miami Beach.
Thanks a load, Minutemen. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a well-known civil rights group, released a report Monday that links a 48 percent spike in hate groups since 2000 to anti-immigrant rhetoric that fuels headlines and hours of cable TV. The center counted 888 organizations it considers hate ... More >>
A local leader testifies before Congress ... with questionable backing
Did a career criminal foil a potentially catastrophic attack on Miami? Or was I just duped?