A year removed from the murder of 17-year-old Travon Martin, hundreds of supporters took to Union Square yesterday, carrying candles and wearing hoodies, to stand in solidarity alongside Martin's parents on the anniversary of his death.
They demanded justice for Martin in the case against George Z ... More >>
NBC recently brought to light the Obama Administration's policy of conducting drone attacks on civilians "even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S." so long as "an informed, high-level" official thinks they're warranted.
This is apparently ap ... More >>
It's been a hell of a year for conservatives, so naturally it's been a flaming, bloody hell of a year for our subjects the rightbloggers.
If this is the sort of thing that gladdens your heart, then sit by the fire and let us brighten your holiday season by reviewing, month by month, the rightblogg ... More >>
Mitt Romney gave a speech at the NAACP promising to overturn "Obamacare," and got booed. Then he went to Montana and said the black people booed him because they wanted "free stuff."
Rightbloggers hadn't been too enthusiastic about Romney before, suspecting that the father of Romneycare was not a t ... More >>
"It's hard to imagine Father's Day without Trayvon," said Tracy Martin, "I want to stand for the million voiceless fathers that have lost their children."Just hours before Father's Day, the father of the young boy gunned down by George Zimmerman spoke somber words and held back tears in front of a c ... More >>
The national media made a little hay yesterday over the fact that an autopsy revealed that Trayvon Martin had THC in his system at the time of the altercation with George Zimmerman that ultimately ended the Florida teen's life.Martin supporters are adding the autopsy results to the list of reasons w ... More >>
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We like the idea of Touré, but as a person and concept, he's got two sides.
There's the Good Touré, who writes beautifully, gave us a nice shout out once, and frolics around the Brooklyn neighborhood we both live in with ... More >>
Now that the calendar has flipped to May, and the schedules for the area's big sheds have been announced, and the Hot 97 Summer Jam lineup is on the verge of being made public, it's time to think of other musical concerns related to the year's hottest months. Today, let's wonder about what song will ... More >>
Gun-toting rocker Ted Nugent told the National Rifle Association convention that if Barack Obama is reelected, "I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year."
That kind of veiled threat--even if intended hyperbolically--doesn't generally go over too well with the Secret Service, and I be ... More >>
As the trial nears for the Trayvon Martin case, a firestorm of debate has spread across the nation surrounding the centerpiece "Stand Your Ground" law -- the legislation George Zimmerman has used as his defense. And now, the Hozziner is beginning to feel the flames from the nation's go-to gun-toters ... More >>
A special prosecutor in Florida announced tonight that wannabe cop George Zimmerman has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, a Florida teen fatally shot in February."Forty-five days after Trayvon Martin's life came to a violent end, the
wheels of justice have final ... More >>
A few short hours after The Real George Zimmerman wowed the world with his, uh, grammatical skills and love of Old Glory, the news broke that his legal team has bailed.
Sure, you could spend time listening to legal analysts weighing in on these recent developments. But, the fact is that the attorn ... More >>
Last week John Derbyshire, a now-former writer for National Review, published elsewhere an article that was plainly racist -- by which we mean, its racism was not veiled or masked in the manner that has become common among rightbloggers, but overt; it asserted that black people were less intelligent ... More >>
New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg yesterday said at a press conference that stricter gun laws could have prevented the death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed Florida teen killed last month by a wannabe cop/neighborhood watch volunteer."Your heart just has to go out to the parents," Bloomberg said a ... More >>
One of the enduring myths of American conservatism is that there's still racism in this country -- and it's suffered by white people at the hands of blacks and white liberal race-traitors.
Normal people who've been out of their homes a time or two will find that puzzling. But for rightbloggers it' ... More >>
As anger grows nationwide over the shooting of Trayvon Martin, many in New York have continued to mobilize and speak out against the unarmed teen's death.
Kevin Powell, an activist, Guardian* columnist, and one-time Congressional candidate, is one of several advocates in the city leading the call ... More >>
Following Wednesday's "Million Hoodie March" for Trayvon Martin -- the Florida 17-year-old who was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in February -- one New York church is asking people to wear hoodies to service Sunday. "Come to our multiracial/multicultural community, Middle Church, on Sunda ... More >>
It was not the promised presence of people wearing hoods that first got our attention at tonight's rally, but the Skittles.
We were a bit skeptical when we arrived at the Trayvon Martin rally in Union Square and saw a hollering woman tossing bags of Skittles out at the audience. People were grabbin ... More >>