New Yorkers who don't like stop-and-frisk can go live in Philadelphia and Washington D.C. and see how they like the murder rates there!
This is what a pretty braggy Mike Bloomberg said yesterday in response to a question from the Voice about the logic behind his repeated defense of the NYPD's cont ... More >>
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 >>
It's fair to call it the Obama Effect: leaders in the black community, old and young, political and cultural, are coming out of the closet to back same-sex marriage. And they are a motley crew, from the legacy NAACP, to the rapper 50 Cent, who just a couple years ago suggested that if you're a man " ... More >>
After publishing our piece yesterday "5 Reasons Why Touré Is Wrong On Blacks, Gay Marriage and Obama," we had the chance to talk about the president's new support fo marriage equality with WNYC's Brian Lehrer.
We took calls from black listeners and talked to Lehrer about the many reasons why we b ... 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 >>
TV executives expect big things from the Yankees and the Phillies, ratings-wise. "We don't have to worry about anything," says the President of Fox Sports.
Perhaps. But while Series Fever is high in New York and Philadelphia, we are reminded that folks in the hinterlands disdain big eastern cities; ... More >>