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Cable News Networks Are Enabling Donald Trump's Racist Ideology

6 months ago by Luther Campbell
It's best to start tuning out CNN and MSNBC until the cable news networks stop enabling President Donald Trump's gaslighting of America.

Florida GOP Rolls Over as Trump Launches Racist Tirade at Lawmakers of Color

6 months ago by Jerry Iannelli
Predictably, Florida Republicans are cowardly keeping their mouths shut today as Donald Trump doubles down on one of the most openly racist tirades he's made during his already racist tenure as president.

Somali "Slave Ship" Detainees Sue South Florida ICE Detention Center for Religious Discrimination

11 months ago by Jerry Iannelli
The Glades County Detention Center, a prison facility about two hours northwest of downtown Miami, nearly had to close in 2014. It wasn't getting enough inmates to justify its existence. But the county jail found a new cash cow in Donald Trump, whose deportation crackdown has swelled the...

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Thousands Demand ICE Stop Abusing Somali Detainees in Florida

2 years ago by Jerry Iannelli
In December, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Louisiana shackled 92 Somali immigrants into airplane seats, fired the jet off toward their home country in eastern Africa, allegedly beat the men bloody and forced them to relieve themselves in their seats, mysteriously turned the plane around in Senegal, and...

Somali "Slave Ship" ICE Detainees Say Florida Guards Are Abusing Them, Ask Congress for Help

2 years ago by Jerry Iannelli
In December, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 92 Somali immigrants — many of them longtime U.S. residents with families, homes, and jobs. The feds loaded them onto an airplane, kept the immigrants chained in the sky for 48 straight hours as the plane took off from Louisiana for Somalia...

Somalis in South Florida Deported by ICE on "Slave Ship" File Class-Action Suit

2 years ago by Jerry Iannelli
In the early-morning hours of December 7, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Louisiana woke up 92 Somali detainees and shackled them by their wrists, waists, and ankles. The Somalis were then loaded onto a chartered airplane that was supposed to return them to Somalia. But then, for reasons the government has not yet explained, the plane landed in Dakar, Senegal. It sat on the ground for 23 hours and then headed back to the United States, landing in Miami.

The Worst Things ICE and Border Protection Have Done in Miami This Past Year

2 years ago by Jerry Iannelli
Florida saw the nation's largest spike in immigrant arrests in 2017. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement apprehensions shot up 75 percent after Donald Trump took office. Though the U.S. is still arresting and deporting far fewer people than it did under Barack Obama, the fact is that the vast majority...

Miami's Ten Biggest Political Stories of 2017

2 years ago by Miami New Times staff
This was the year when Miami politics went full drunken circus. Donald Trump repeatedly gave prime seats to a notorious former Miami cult member who once stood trial for murder. His top adviser had a secret South Florida history tied to drug dealers and mystery apartments. And Marco Rubio continued to be a spineless embarrassment.

A $1,000 Treasure Hunt Hits Miami on August 3

3 years ago by Jesse Scott
Get ready for a treasure hunt — Florida Treasure Hunts sends Miami into a frenzy on August 3.

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