Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Dispelling the thug image of black males

There are two stories that regularly make the rounds about men like Nipsey Hussle. The one story that should be routinely told, pointed to and held up for all is the colossal refutation of the gangster and thug image much of the public holds of men such as Hussle. Yet, this never gets more than Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Homeless programs help couple feel ‘free’ again

When Lawrence and Carla McCue met, it was love at first sight and it wasn’t long before they were married. Between Lawrence’s private-sector law enforcement jobs — a natural fit after serving in the Marines — and Carla’s position in the hospitality industry, they had no problem making ends meet. That all changed when Lawrence Read More…