Tim Elfrink is an investigative reporter, and managing editor of the Miami New Times .He's won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
2 hours ago | Politics
Tune into a Donald Trump rally and there's a decent chance you'll see Maurice Symonette — better known as Michael the Black Man — front and center behind the president waving his hand-drawn "Blacks For Trump" sign. He was there again last night in...
6 days ago | Politics
Confederate monuments are falling across the United States, torn down by angry mobs in North Carolina and removed in the dead of night by Baltimore officials. The movement is a long-overdue reckoning with racist symbols that were often installed d...
10 days ago | Politics
This past Saturday, a Nazi-obsessed 20-year-old plowed a car into a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was a brutal act of domestic terrorism that left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead and dozens seriously injured — even t...
12 days ago | Columns
Donald Trump's Twitter race to nuclear Armageddon is both terrifying and terrible policy. Trump's own secretary of state and defense chief have pushed back. Everyone from John McCain to Congressional GOP leaders to every Democrat in Washington has...
14 days ago | LGBT
Cassandra Helton has shopped for years at her Normandy Isles neighborhood market, so she was shocked a few months ago when a manager abruptly demanded that she leave. Hoping it was an aberration, she went back last week — this time with her c...
15 days ago | Politics
Last week, Miami's futbol faithful were left disappointed again when Major League Soccer owners declined to give David Beckham's group final approval for a new franchise. Although they did give Becks the nod to keep negotiating, there are plenty o...