We're approaching, if not looking in the rearview mirror at, a watershed moment in American civil rights history. A majority of the American public now supports marriage equality for same-sex couples.
And, despite what detractors have been saying and predicting, this includes black people, too. An ... More >>
The out-of-town endorsements for Mayor Bloomberg keep rolling in. Having secured the backing of Colin Powell, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, Newark Mayor Corey Booker, Jose Feliciano, and other such like, Bloomberg now may boast of the support of Luis G. Fortuño, the Governor of Puerto Rico ... More >>
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The week started with an underwear run and went downhill from there.
President Obama's Supreme Court pick, Sonia Sotomayor, rocked the Judiciary Committee. He felt so good about that he released unexpected stimulus money for New York cops, and announced Medal of ... More >>
photos by Josie Lenwell
After eight years of protesting the Administration, two anti-war groups gathered in Dupont Circle (the wish-it-were-Tompkins Square Park of downtown Washington D.C.) for one last hurrah on Monday afternoon, and threw worn shoes at the White House.
Code Pink and Veterans ... More >>
We know it's silly, but we're excited for homeboys Little Anthony & The Imperials and Run-D.M.C., who have just been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Imperials began in Brooklyn -- Little Anthony, aka Jerome Anthony Gourdine, grew up in the Fort Greene projects -- and Run-D.M.C. i ... More >>