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. Today, Luke wants to see justice for Kiera Wilmot.
In Bartow, Florida, public school and law enforcement officials are committing a horrible inj ... More >>
After a task force appointed by Gov. Rick Scott ultimately decided to make no substantial change to Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law after the Trayvon Martin shooting, Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chris Smith has introduced his own changes to the law. The changes would ultimately ... More >>
DJ Shadow says, "Listen."
From '90s sample-heavy hip-hop to millenial hyphy experiments, he has been predicting the next phase of rap music for 20 years.
But now the 40-year-old experimental hip-hop DJ-producer (born Joshua Paul Davis in San Jose, California) has just released a multi-disc, care ... More >>
As Republicans parade through Tampa this week touting their party's platform, one formerly signature Florida issue -- Jeb Bush's Stand Your Ground law -- has been nowhere to be found. That probably has something to do with the ongoing trial just down the road in Orlando of George Zimmerman, who spar ... More >>
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
This week, Luke makes his picks for Miami-Dade mayor and the county's
black county commission seats.With the August 14
primary election approachi ... More >>
A relative of George Zimmerman, the man awaiting trial on charges of second-degree murder in the death of unarmed Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, has come forward with explosive charges. The woman claims Zimmerman molested her from the time she was 6 years old until she was in her teens. The witn ... More >>
George Zimmerman could find himself out on bail once again, if he can make his new $1 million bond. After being arrested on charges of second-degree murder for the death of Miami Gardens teen Trayvon Martin, the Sanford, Florida man was released in April on $150,000 bail. That bail was revoked, thou ... More >>
Greyston Garcia, a 26-year-old Miami resident who beat a murder rap thanks to the craziest interpretation yet of Florida's Stand Your Ground law, was killed Tuesday, the victim of a stray bullet in a gang shooting. His death came three months after second-degree murder charges against him were dropp ... More >>
"Certainly a sort of industrial use of creatures, so that geese are fed in such a way as to produce as large a liver as possible, or hens live so packed together that they become just caricatures of birds, this degrading of living creatures to a commodity seems to me in fact to contradict the relati ... More >>
George Zimmerman is headed back to jail. The man who killed Trayvon Martin has had his bond revoked after prosecutors alleged he lied during testimony during his bond hearing. Zimmerman and his wife failed to disclose that they had raised $200,000 from supporters online and that Zimmerman had two pa ... More >>
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It seems that second-degree murder charges may not be the only legal trouble George Zimmerman faces for shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. An Orlando-area news station reports that the FBI may move forward on charging Zimmerman with a hate crime. Currently the toughest sentence Zimmerman coul ... More >>
Are you ready for your morning dose of statistical overload? Good, because Public Policy Polling just unleashed a wide-ranging poll of Floridians that somehow asks about Fidel Castro, Major League Baseball, and the Trayvon Martin case. Some interesting highlights: Ozzie Guillen is only slightly more ... More >>
Attacked from across the political spectrum for exaggerating their "armed patrols" in Sanford, neo-Nazis have fired back -- with pictures of two people holding a Nazi flag in the central Florida town.No guns. Virtually no proof to back up their claims there are "ten to 20 people" in the area. "We're ... More >>
The family of George Zimmerman has stepped up its public defense, and one relative has sent a highly critical letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking why the Department of Justice has not arrested members of the New Black Panther Party movement. The group has publicly put out a bounty for Zimm ... More >>
In the midst of the Trayvon Martin controversy, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Beth Bloom has cited Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground law to drop charges against Greyston Garcia after he fatally stabbed a car radio thief in Little Havana on January 25th. Though, Garcia apparently initiated the ... 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 >>
Broward state rep and House Democratic leader-designate Perry Thurston Jr. spoke with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC's The Last Word last night about Governor Rick Scott's decision to create a task force to look at the "stand your ground" law. While he sees the "prospects looking better," MSNBC contrib ... More >>