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Keeping Our Jazz: From Fort Greene to the Musicians' Village

Rajul Punjabi | Posted 08.21.2013 | New York
Rajul Punjabi

Anyone who knows about Fort Greene knows that it has undergone miles of evolution during the past few decades. On Jay-Z's debut album Reasonable Doubt, he raps with Biggie about the 'hood as a drug sales hotspot.

Paste-Up Days at the Old Phoenix

Jeff Polman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Media
Jeff Polman

All good things do come to ends, though, and like many of our long-time cultural staples -- book stores, record stores, and video stores, to name a few -- newspapers have been dying forever, and it's kind of amazing it took 47 years for the Phoenix to finally succumb.

Casey Anthony's Lawyer To Represent Detective In Trayvon Martin Case

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.21.2012 | Black Voices

The same attorney who defended Casey Anthony is now involved in the trial of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain facing second degree mur...

Police Chief Criticized For Bungling Trayvon Martin Case Fired

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- Saying he's lost the trust of officials, a city manager fired a central Florida police chief who was criticized for his agency's init...

Trymaine Lee

Sanford Completes Search For New Top Cop | Trymaine Lee | Posted 05.01.2012 | Black Voices

Sanford officials have selected a new interim police chief following several shakeups in the department in the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin shootin...

Sanford Commission Explains Decision To Deny Police Chief's Resignation

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 06.24.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. — While George Zimmerman is free on bail, the police chief criticized for not charging him after Trayvon Martin's slaying remains ...

Sanford Commission Votes Against Police Chief's Resignation

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

The Sanford City Commission has voted to deny the resignation of Police Chief Bill Lee Jr., who temporarily stepped down amidst the investigation of t...

Trayvon Martin Family Lawyers Accuse Sanford Officials Of Foul Play

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 04.13.2012 | Black Voices

Trayvon Martin's family attorneys alleged that Sanford officials met hours after the teen died to discuss overruling a police detective who prepared a...

Special Prosecutor: Police Wanted Warrant In Trayvon Case

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 03.28.2012 | Black Voices

The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case said that the Sanford Police Department asked the state attorney's office for an arrest warrant to c...

Trymaine Lee

Second Head Rolls In Trayvon Martin Case | Trymaine Lee | Posted 03.23.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- Seminole County State Attorney Norman R. Wolfinger Thursday night removed himself from the case of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenage...

Trymaine Lee

Police Chief In Trayvon Martin Case Steps Down | Trymaine Lee | Posted 05.22.2012 | Black Voices

SANFORD, Fla. -- At a hastily called press conference Thursday afternoon, Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte Jr. announced that beleaguered police ...

Eat Your Heart Out On Record-breaking Taco

AP | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

GALLUP, N.M. -- Residents in Gallup have set what is being billed as the record for the world's largest Navajo taco, using 150 pieces of fry bread and...

Frozen Ice Balls and the Bush Legacy

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It is worth trying to determine precisely what Bush means when he asks us to take a more historical perspective on his presidency.

2008 Delaware Gubernatorial General Election:
Lee (R) vs Markell (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DE-Gov: Lee vs Markell