When he was running for office last year, candidate Bill de Blasio warned of the "disastrous consequences" low-level marijuana arrests have for both the individuals caught with a small amount of pot, and their families. "These arrests limit one's ability to qualify for student financial aid, and und ... More >>
The New York State Republican Party put out its post-election memo over the weekend and -- after blaming President Obama for the ills of the world (and the NYS GOP) -- Chairman Ed Cox echoed what political experts have been saying since Tuesday (and we've been saying for the last five years): Republ ... More >>
Representatives from the New York State Coalition of Hispanic Chambers of Commerce voiced their outrage on the steps of City Hall yesterday over a proposed bill that would lower procurement goals for Hispanic-owned businesses bidding for city work. Earlier this month, the city announced revisions ... More >>
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's support of a revised law aimed at helping women and minority-owned businesses secure contracts with city agencies could cost her Hispanic votes in the upcoming 2013 mayoral election. "[Christine] Quinn is going to lose the Hispanic vote because we're going to ... More >>
Another Saturday, another national group of brown people proves Toure right by being homophobic passes a same-sex marriage equality resolution. LULAC, the League of United Latino American Citizens, passed a resolution at their annual convention today in suport of equal marriage rights for same-sex ... More >>
Bloomberg aims to help the young black and Latino men he has been throwing in jail for a decade
After the arrest of a City Councilman, isn't it time to question the NYPD's crooked math?
And is 'Make Sick O' the Best Mexi Slur Ever?
Donald Trump's politics woos some Latinos Donald Trump's flirtation with politics has generated a wide variety of reactions in the Latino community, according to the Spanish-language daily. Some are seriously considering the Miss Universe magnate's bid for presidency, while others think tha ... More >>
Shawna Forde, the vigilante anti-immigration crusader affiliated with the Minutemen group, was found guilty today of two counts of first degree murder in the 2009 killing of Raul Flores and his nine-year-old daughter, Brisenia Flores, the Arizona Daily Star is reporting. Forde was also convic ... More >>
Thanks to State Senator Russell Pearce and Governor Jan Brewer
A new exhibition tracks an identity through art
America's going non-white! It's been long reported that the U.S. is projected to be minority-majority by 2042. Now researchers from Cornell and the University of New Hampshire say, "for America's children and youth, that future is here already": In the Census year that ended in July of 2008, ... More >>
A Heritage of Lameness
The Grand Council of Guardians, 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Alliance, and the Corona branch of the NAACP will hold a press conference today at which they will discuss controversial remarks made by Eduardo Giraldo, a candidate for the 21st district city council seat in Queens. The remarks in q ... More >>
So the Irish still get theirs. The new archbishop of New York, Timothy Dolan, surely soon to become a cardinal, mixes the blarney of John J. O'Connor with the buck smarts of Edward Egan, his last two Irish predecessors. In the century and a half history of the archdiocese, only Irishmen have ruled. ... More >>
Voting for the black guy, and the myth of reclaiming McCain's Arizona
Why should we care now?
Cutting through more Know Nothing nonsense
New study outlines racial disparity in NYC's staggering number of pot busts
Fighting negative images about scientists and anger over Ivy expansion, a principal gets experimental
Obama's strategy makes her spurn Bill's Cuban advances and embrace Bush and the GOP's anti-Castro right.
Kerry blew it with Latino voters. Senator Clinton is determined not to.
Communities Speak Out Against Army's Hip Hop Recruitment
Why White America Would Rather Learn Spanish Than Ebonics
Making the Case for a United Latino Front
Unequal Protection of the Laws
Brooklyn Assemblyman Roger Greens Challenge to a Turncoat Liberal
The Citys African American Electorate is No Longer Predictable
The Making of a Latino Gay Movement
Ethnic Politics are Getting More Complicated
Tackling Cultural Taboos About Breast Cancer
TrinidadDe La Hoya Boxing Showdown in Latino Land
New York's new number 1 radio station leads frenzied market drive