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She could have been the Republican party’s future. Instead, she was abandoned, insulted, abused, and ridiculed by the GOP and its partisans
Young, attractive, ambitious, conservative, and black, Nadia Naffe should have been a right-wing operative’s dream.
Who Shot Ya?
In their fourth year of operation, the Hip-Hop Trivia squad is finally taking the night (somewhat) seriously.
It took more than a year for Suffolk County prosecutors to come to their senses.
This week 7LES and Inspectah Deck drop Czarface , a full-length work of adventurous genius revolving around a metal-clad protagonist who feeds on destruction.
At times, this kind of decision makes you wonder whether the BPD is saving its best awards for officers who've been involved in the death of civilians.
Outraged and sympathetic members of Anonymous demonstrated for Aaron Swartz.
Running with the chain gang
Nobody notices the three young women sitting in the idling green Explorer.
Scene from a Pipeline Protest
It takes less than two minutes for the squad to fully lock into formation in the TransCanada office in Westborough, Massachusetts.
Your tinfoil-hat fears about Big Brother might be justified.
Five years ago, as George W. Bush was pushing No Child Left Behind, his younger, even sleazier sibling Neil was picking the initiative's pockets.
The Year In Christian Memes
In 2012, Christians manifested a wholly new phenomenon by creating their own memeosphere, and by flipping Scumbag Steve and his other advice animal ilk into pro-gospel statements.
It wasn't too long into fall semester before white kids from cozy towns resumed brutally slaughtering innocent school children.
In recapping 2012, I embraced the chance to parade some recent unsung hip-hop ringers.
The last time that the Boston Police Patrolmen's Association dropped an issue of its official newsletter, the Pax Centurion , the outcry was immense: Mayor Tom Menino called the publication "garbage," advertisers fled, and a subsequent dust-up revealed that most of the publication's revenue passed through a company run by felons.
The only real role of towns and cities is to figure out where patients will be able to buy, or not to buy, prescription pot.
GIFT GUIDE 2012
The record industry has always treated hip-hop as a disposable commodity, so that even iconic work has gone without the slick packaging of archival rock and pop projects.
Oil and ivy
Throughout 350.org's Do the Math tour this month, climate-change warrior Bill McKibben has blasted Harvard, his alma mater, for the school's failure to fully divest from South African companies two decades ago.
For better or worse, hometown pride is as central to hip-hop as misogyny and marijuana.
When Occupy erupted last year, politically aggressive artists had the choice either to walk the walk or quiet down.
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