Give Marco Rubio a break, you guys. Sure he opposes gays from having the same rights as straights in every possible way imaginable, including the right to marry the person you're in love with and the right to not get fired over your preference of whom you choose to sleep with during your own privat ... More >>
The BCS title game is happening tonight. And there is not one single, solitary fuck we give about it. Because, as it turns out, the Football Gods deemed it necessary that two of South Florida's most reviled college teams should be playing for all the marbles in our own back yard. The Alabama C ... More >>
When a video of Mittington Mittbot saying rich douchey things about the majority of Americans to other rich people surfaced a couple of weeks back, Matt Drudge released a 14-year-old video of President Obama saying "redistribution" a lot of times. When that failed to anger America and force an impea ... More >>
Sometimes there are slow news days. Washington Examiner commentary writer Joe Gehrke must have had the slowest of his life yesterday.He was criticizing a blog post by smirking HBO commentator Bill Maher, a nice, soft target for a conservative gentleman. Maher's post was a meandering meditation ... More >>
Everybody's trying to ride the Trayvon Martin case's publicity coattails -- politicians are making statements about it left and right, a column in the Huffington Post tried to connect an FAU student's freakout to racial anger, and now, the University of Missouri is trying to tie a psychology s ... More >>
The Palm Beach County School District is all atwitter today over a racist video posted to YouTube by two girls from Santaluces High School. We'll never know what made them think it was a good idea to post a public video on the internet saying, "I don't like black people. They're annoying. They st ... More >>
Last Wednesday, Congressman Allen West took to the House floor to commemorate Black History Month. As the first black congressman from Florida since Reconstruction, he was in a unique position to do so. West had hundreds of years of history he could have talked about, including 51 years of his ow ... More >>
Racism? Not here.To: U.S. District Court From: Florida Secretary of State Kurt Browning We're having a small problem with voting down here in Florida. In May, our Legislature passed some brilliant new requirements designed to crack down on unnecessary voters -- specifically, people who are poor, ... More >>
The Root, an African-American culture magazine, says that there's "a job opening out there for a black Ronald Reagan" but that Rep. Allen West don't fit the bill.The magazine says West, along with Rep. Tim Scott and presidential candidate Herman Cain, are black Republicans who have had the opport ... More >>
West doesn't want the clinics in black neighborhoods.At a town hall meeting this week, U.S. Rep. Allen West said he found it "offensive" that many Planned Parenthood programs are located in black neighborhoods.Judith Selzer, vice president of public policy for South Florida's chapter of Planned P ... More >>
Allen West doesn't want women to get prenatal vitamins, either.U.S. Rep. Allen West managed to sound relatively sane for the first hour of his town hall meeting in Palm Beach last night. He used lots of pie charts and graphs to outline bedrock GOP talking points about slashing spending and cuttin ... More >>
When confronted at yesterday school board meeting about her use of a racial slur, Broward County School Board Member Ann Murray didn't respond and then "slipped out the door," according to the Miami Herald. The newspaper followed up on the report here about Murray's written reprimand for using ... More >>
Russell Pearce and other illegal-immigration populists rely on misleading, right-wing reports to scapegoat immigrants and terrify penny-pinched Americans.
West and Cousar, bosom buddies.Congressional candidate Allen West has received $5,000 from a group called Black Republican PAC. Sounds official enough, doesn't it? Donors around the country have given about $769,000 to the group, presumably because they want to elect more GOP candidates who look ... More >>
In remarks made during an appearance this weekend on MSNBC, congressional candidate Allen West had sharp criticism for the chairman of his party, Michael Steele, over Steele's response to a question about the Republicans' appeal to black voters.After hearing a quote from Steele about the party havi ... More >>
Flickr: uncletony063This past weekend, the major newspapers in the Tribune company chain, including the Sun-Sentinel, ran this article, originally from the Los Angeles Times, about how Obama is "fast losing white voters' support."And judging by the mostly white tea party types who've been hecklin ... More >>
A sure-fire technique to rile a city: Accuse people of anti-Semitism
Live, from Fort Lauderdale, it's the Sun-Sentinel Hate Line!
Gustavo gets a big reaction to his advice about oral sex.
The Palm Beach Film Festival opens, Trump style.
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Ray Golden's hanging was a national curiosity. Maybe his legacy will be social justice.
Blackie´s Welding next door to All-White Manufacturing
Jim Crow flies over this central Broward town
It's not just a name; it's a way of life in this racist suburb
The folks who run the West Palm marketplace chase away black kids
A Virginia company expropriates a chunk of civil rights history with South Florida roots
Two plays prove Florida does too have the talent for theater
The Broward Times delivers unconventional, often shrill journalism to an unsuspecting town
Blast from the Past
Spike Lee's new racial satire starts out strong but ends up wasting ammunition
"The Changing Face of Hate" symposium
Letters for March 23, 2000
A program run by 100 Black Men of Broward County promised new houses for families but has produced only complaints
Gangsta rap isn't just back. It's back on top.
Districting in Hollywood was supposed to ensure at least one minority candidate on the commission. Think again.
Out of the Box
After a decade in office, Carlton Moore hasn't done much for Fort Lauderdale's poorest residents. But he has helped himself.
For 24 years toxic soot from the Wingate dump rained down on Leola McCoy and her neighbors. She calls it environmental racism.
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