Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Guilty or not, Smollet deserved to walk

Actor Jussie Smollett may well have lied, committed mail fraud, paid off accomplices, and, of course, staged a fake racist, anti-gay attack on himself. He may have badly tarnished the credibility of those who legitimately and justifiably demand justice when they are the victims of racial and homophobic slurs, insults, and, yes, physical attacks. He Read More…

Columnists Opinion Starlett Quarles

THE X FACTOR: The virtuous woman: wife, mother and entrepreneur?

As we near the end of Women’s History Month, I wanted to recognize the legacy and character of black women entrepreneurs. In today’s society, women-owned businesses are on the rise and changing the world. According to the 2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report (commissioned by American Express), from 2007-2018 “the number of women-owned businesses surged Read More…