Sonny Carson

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Pete Hamill Proposes Banned Words of 1969

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 9, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 13 Let's Get Up Off the Floor by Pete Hamill The pox that was 1968 is behind us, the bodies have finally gone cold, and the New year looms, virginal and gray. If 1969 is anything like its predecessor, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Bloomberg Shops Tape of Man Calling Christine Quinn a "Whore" in Front of Bill Thompson

    We see Mayor Bloomberg is getting serious about his election campaign. The Post says his operatives sent them a tape of Bill Thompson not reacting when the co-owner of the delightful West Village Brit boite Tea and Sympathy called Christine Quinn a "whore." Restauranteur Sean Kavanagh-Dowsett also s ... More >>

  • Specials

    January 7, 2003
  • News

    December 31, 2002

    Sonny Carson Dies

    Legendary Black Nationalist Figure in Bedford-Stuyvesant

  • News

    January 15, 2002

    Faded Rage

    As a Divided Community Begins to Forget, a Court Reopens Old Wounds in Crown Heights

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    What Black Vote?

    The City’s African American Electorate is No Longer Predictable

  • News

    November 21, 2000

    Race and Class

    A Brooklyn Teacher Is disciplined for Telling Her Students to Refer to Themselves as Africans—Not Americans

  • News

    August 17, 1999

    Hillary's Crown Heights Problem

    If Rudy Giuliani plays the race card, he most likely will try to attack Former Mayor David Dinkins's legacy in one of the city's ethnic hotbeds

  • News

    January 26, 1999

    A Bullet For Big Baby Jesus

    Ol' Dirty Bastard Claims the FBI and CIA are Trying to Kill Him. Is He Crazy?

  • News

    September 22, 1998

    Ex-Louima Lawyers Lien on 'Dream Team'

    Challenge Cochran camp on fees

  • News

    July 28, 1998

    Should Al Sharpton Apologize?

    The racial politics of reconciliation in New York