Only two places in America still require fingerprints from food stamp recipients: Arizona and New York City.
While this isn't too surprising from a state that practically had a ban on controversial Mexican-American books in one school district (no, really), it's a bit odd to see something like thi ... More >>
PerkinsBill Perkins has been a fixture in Harlem politics since 1997, elected to two terms in the city council first and then to David Paterson's state senate seat in 2006. But the 60-year-old marathoner is in a fight for his political life now, facing a well-financed challenger, Basil Smikle ... More >>
Al Sharpton's rush to issue a statement this week denouncing Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney's use of the n-word in a magazine interview has once again made him a potential kingmaker. Thanks to Sharpton, Maloney may not stay in the 2010 senate race, making things easier for incumbent Kirsten Gillib ... More >>
Get ready for video game racism ratings! GamePolitics reports that Manhattan Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright has a bill in committee that "prohibits the sale to minors of certain rated video games containing a rating that reflects content of various degrees of profanity, racist stereotypes or derogato ... More >>